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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 243
Emergency department visits related to injury or poisoning per 10,000 population,a by race, United States, 2003-2004
        Single race    
    Total White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN Multiple races
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total 1422 48 1374 52 2163 112 632 74 * * 861 203 200 45
Age 0-17 1484 70 1479 75 1957 137 735 96 * * * * * *
18-44 1622 58 1567 64 2543 155 574 77 * * 1047 252 * *
45-64 1072 41 1008 44 1864 114 514 77 * * * * * *
65 and over 1349 54 1317 56 1848 156 985 209 * * * * * *
Gender Female 1301 46 1254 50 1979 109 582 74 * * 705 165 * *
Male 1547 52 1497 57 2375 127 686 86 * * 1020 284 * *
Residence location MSA 1398 58 DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA
Non-MSA 1544 164 DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA

a Estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population used in calculating visit rates by age, sex, race, and geographic region are from special tabulations developed by the Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, using the July 1, 2003 and July 1, 2004 set of State population estimates and reflect Census 2000 data.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

DNA: Data are not analyzed.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

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