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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 47
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) as principal diagnosis, age 18 and older (excluding transfers to another hospital), by race/ethnicity, United States, 2003
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total White Black API
Population group Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
Total 87.4 0.5 87.8 0.6 80.1 1.8 84.6 3.9 89.4 2.0
Age 18-44 72.5 2.3 72.1 2.8 76.0 5.9 69.9 16.8 70.3 7.5
45-64 75.7 0.9 75.1 1.1 76.9 2.8 79.2 7.1 77.0 3.3
65 and over 94.9 0.7 97.0 0.8 73.4 2.6 88.8 4.9 92.8 2.7
Age 65-69 84.2 1.7 84.7 1.9 68.2 5.5 95.4 11.8 93.1 6.1
70-74 78.7 1.6 80.2 1.8 64.0 5.6 72.5 10.8 81.7 5.8
75-79 87.1 1.5 89.4 1.7 68.7 5.7 54.7 10.8 87.1 5.8
80-84 97.2 1.6 98.8 1.7 67.4 6.1 110.4 11.1 98.7 6.5
85 and over 119.5 1.4 121.4 1.5 99.3 5.8 111.1 10.4 107.6 6.5
Gender Male 90.9 0.7 90.9 0.8 84.3 2.5 92.7 5.0 94.2 2.6
Female 82.2 0.8 82.8 1.0 76.8 2.6 72.4 6.3 83.4 3.2
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 87.5 3.1 98.2 5.2 79.7 5.0 104.6 23.8 84.1 6.8
$25,000-$34,999 91.6 1.2 94.7 1.4 79.9 3.2 49.9 12.3 89.5 3.7
$35,000-$44,999 88.9 1.0 89.0 1.1 81.1 3.3 92.0 8.0 92.6 3.9
$45,000 or more 84.5 0.8 84.3 0.9 79.5 3.5 86.6 4.9 88.1 3.4
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 83.5 0.7 83.5 0.9 78.3 2.2 85.4 4.8 85.8 2.4
Metropolitan-small 86.4 1.0 86.1 1.1 80.9 4.0 86.9 7.9 95.0 4.4
Micropolitan 98.6 1.7 98.9 1.8 91.3 7.9 79.9 12.6 111.6 9.5
Noncore 99.9 1.9 100.7 2.1 92.5 8.2 * * 100.0 12.5
Expected payment source Private insurance 94.9 1.0 94.5 1.2 96.1 3.6 87.2 7.8 98.8 4.2
Medicare 81.9 0.7 83.1 0.8 69.2 2.4 79.7 5.3 82.1 2.8
Medicaid 89.1 2.4 90.4 3.2 79.9 5.7 83.2 10.3 94.0 5.7
Other insurance 103.5 3.8 108.3 4.5 100.8 12.0 * * 84.7 9.9
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 105.8 2.6 106.5 3.2 105.4 6.9 127.7 17.7 102.6 6.7
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 86.4 1.2 84.8 1.3 91.3 4.5 107.7 12.3 95.5 5.5
Midwest 85.4 1.2 88.1 1.3 61.3 3.9 * * 101.4 12.7
South 88.9 0.8 89.2 1.0 86.2 2.5 71.7 11.2 89.0 2.9
West 87.8 1.3 88.5 1.6 84.1 5.6 86.1 4.5 86.3 3.4
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 86.1 0.6 86.7 0.7 77.3 2.1 82.1 4.6 88.5 2.6
Private, for-profit 90.2 1.5 91.6 1.8 77.0 4.9 82.0 10.1 92.0 4.1
Public 93.6 1.7 93.5 2.0 99.0 5.0 99.5 10.5 89.0 5.5
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 84.0 0.9 83.9 1.1 77.5 2.7 92.1 5.7 89.4 3.5
Non-teaching 89.2 0.7 89.8 0.7 82.4 2.4 77.9 5.4 89.4 2.5
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 83.8 0.7 83.8 0.8 78.2 2.1 85.3 4.8 86.2 2.3
Metropolitan-small 88.5 0.9 88.4 1.0 81.7 3.7 85.3 7.6 98.0 4.1
Micropolitan 100.2 2.2 101.3 2.4 93.9 9.5 83.9 14.4 83.9 16.0
Noncore 121.6 4.0 122.4 4.2 111.5 14.4 * * 157.4 35.9
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 101.9 2.1 104.0 2.3 102.8 8.9 73.2 17.3 80.5 8.9
100-299 87.7 0.9 87.5 1.0 79.7 3.4 86.8 5.8 94.1 3.2
300-499 84.7 1.0 85.5 1.1 75.9 3.0 83.7 7.0 87.6 4.2
500 or more 86.2 1.0 86.2 1.2 82.3 3.2 84.7 8.9 86.7 3.5

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and APR-DRG risk of mortality score. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender and APR-DRG risk of mortality score; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age and APR-DRG risk of mortality score.

* 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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