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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 48
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) as principal diagnosis, age 18 and older (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and 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 35.8 0.3 37.6 0.4 31.1 0.7 33.7 2.5 31.7 1.1
Age 18-44 15.5 1.5 15.6 2.7 16.7 2.1 * * * *
45-64 19.0 0.7 20.5 0.9 17.3 1.1 * * 18.0 2.1
65 and over 41.2 0.4 44.8 0.4 25.0 1.0 37.4 2.9 31.8 1.3
Age 65-69 28.5 1.0 31.0 1.3 21.8 2.2 29.8 7.7 26.3 3.1
70-74 22.5 0.9 25.1 1.1 14.2 2.2 * * 19.4 2.9
75-79 30.8 0.8 33.6 0.9 17.9 2.3 30.6 6.0 22.5 2.8
80-84 43.2 0.8 45.5 0.9 31.0 2.5 37.4 6.1 34.2 3.1
85 and over 63.9 0.7 66.0 0.7 44.7 2.4 68.9 6.0 57.1 2.9
Gender Male 38.5 0.5 40.3 0.5 34.5 1.1 36.6 3.5 33.0 1.6
Female 33.8 0.4 34.9 0.5 30.8 1.0 32.0 3.5 32.1 1.5
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 34.8 1.4 40.5 2.9 32.8 1.8 * * 33.2 3.2
$25,000-$34,999 37.0 0.6 40.8 0.8 31.8 1.2 27.2 7.6 28.9 1.9
$35,000-$44,999 35.9 0.6 37.6 0.7 29.8 1.4 31.3 4.8 33.9 2.2
$45,000 or more 35.2 0.5 36.1 0.5 30.4 1.5 36.0 3.2 32.3 2.0
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 33.3 0.4 34.9 0.5 30.4 0.9 29.6 3.0 31.0 1.3
Metropolitan-small 35.9 0.6 37.3 0.7 29.1 1.6 41.9 4.9 31.1 2.3
Micropolitan 40.9 1.0 41.3 1.1 38.8 2.9 38.5 8.7 35.3 5.1
Noncore 46.0 1.1 47.3 1.2 38.5 3.2 * * 47.5 7.2
Expected payment source Private insurance 42.2 0.9 45.6 1.1 35.0 1.8 34.4 6.9 43.9 3.5
Medicare 33.5 0.4 35.5 0.4 26.5 0.9 31.6 3.0 27.3 1.3
Medicaid 41.3 1.1 45.4 1.9 39.7 1.8 40.5 5.9 37.7 2.7
Other insurance 65.5 2.6 89.4 3.7 44.5 5.2 * * 41.6 5.4
Uninsured/self pay/no charge 44.5 1.9 48.6 3.0 42.3 3.0 * * 37.8 5.2
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 39.3 0.7 40.5 0.8 34.3 1.7 54.4 8.2 37.8 2.7
Midwest 33.3 0.7 35.3 0.8 25.1 1.6 * * 31.6 7.7
South 35.8 0.5 37.6 0.6 32.7 1.0 34.6 7.4 30.1 1.6
West 35.2 0.8 37.4 1.0 32.0 2.2 31.9 2.8 30.9 1.9
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 34.8 0.4 36.6 0.4 28.8 0.9 36.0 3.0 31.7 1.4
Private, for-profit 36.2 0.8 38.6 1.0 33.5 1.9 * * 30.2 2.1
Public 41.4 0.9 43.3 1.2 39.2 1.8 39.6 6.5 34.5 2.9
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 32.6 0.6 33.6 0.8 29.6 1.2 42.9 4.0 33.1 2.0
Non-teaching 37.1 0.4 38.9 0.4 32.1 0.9 28.3 3.1 31.2 1.3
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 33.2 0.4 34.8 0.5 30.5 0.9 29.3 3.0 30.8 1.3
Metropolitan-small 35.6 0.6 37.1 0.6 28.4 1.6 41.2 4.9 31.3 2.3
Micropolitan 43.4 1.0 43.6 1.1 40.9 3.0 41.3 9.0 43.7 5.5
Noncore 49.7 1.5 51.0 1.6 42.2 4.0 * * 45.4 12.3
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 45.6 0.8 46.6 0.9 40.2 2.6 36.6 9.1 40.8 3.6
100-299 36.5 0.5 38.0 0.6 32.3 1.2 31.7 3.4 32.2 1.6
300-499 30.9 0.6 31.6 0.8 28.8 1.3 34.6 4.7 29.7 2.5
500 or more 33.1 0.7 35.6 0.9 29.6 1.4 37.2 6.4 28.8 2.1

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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