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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 20
Admissions for uncontrolled diabetes without complicationa (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 years and older, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2003
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total White Black API
Population group Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE Rateb SE
Total 22.0 0.7 13.5 0.4 67.5 3.9 9.4 1.1 48.2 5.1
Age 18-44 11.7 0.4 7.1 0.3 34.6 1.9 2.6 0.4 13.5 1.5
45-64 28.0 1.0 15.4 0.5 99.3 5.8 9.3 1.3 58.7 6.8
65 and over 43.7 1.4 31.6 0.9 109.1 7.7 30.9 4.1 130.2 14.4
Age 65-69 38.4 1.6 23.3 1.1 111.4 8.8 21.0 4.7 117.3 13.0
70-74 44.5 1.8 30.4 1.3 118.0 9.5 27.8 6.5 130.8 16.1
75-79 45.4 1.8 34.5 1.5 100.4 10.9 47.9 8.3 133.5 18.0
80-84 53.7 2.2 42.5 1.9 122.4 14.5 42.1 10.8 162.1 22.7
85 and over 40.4 1.9 33.1 1.7 82.3 9.4 * * 128.8 21.3
Gender Male 22.1 0.8 13.7 0.4 69.7 4.1 10.4 1.4 46.3 5.0
Female 21.7 0.7 13.4 0.4 64.6 3.9 8.8 1.1 49.2 5.3
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 63.8 9.7 25.8 3.5 82.6 9.9 * * * *
$25,000-$34,999 39.1 1.7 24.7 1.1 80.3 5.5 17.2 4.4 59.8 6.8
$35,000-$44,999 23.7 0.9 16.0 0.7 65.5 3.8 11.7 1.9 43.5 3.9
$45,000 or more 12.9 0.6 9.1 0.4 52.9 4.6 7.1 1.0 32.1 4.0
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 24.0 1.4 12.5 0.6 69.9 5.9 8.4 1.1 51.9 7.1
Metropolitan-small 15.0 1.0 10.4 0.7 50.1 4.5 7.9 1.8 30.7 5.7
Micropolitan 24.4 1.6 17.5 1.1 79.6 9.3 * * 77.0 16.8
Noncore 32.6 1.8 25.8 1.5 103.9 12.6 * * 63.0 14.3
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 26.6 2.8 13.5 0.8 98.1 17.5 9.0 2.2 85.5 24.8
Midwest 17.0 0.9 12.6 0.8 61.1 7.1 * * 16.2 3.0
South 27.5 1.0 17.4 0.6 62.9 3.4 * * 53.8 7.4
West 13.8 0.9 8.0 0.6 48.5 5.9 10.0 1.5 33.8 4.1

a Without short-term (ketoacidosis, hyperosmolarity, coma) or long-term (renal, eye, neurological, circulatory, other unspecified) complications.

b Estimates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.

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

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases, disparities analysis file, 2003. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 23 States: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.

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