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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 135a
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, by race,a United States, 2004
        Single race    
    Total White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN Multiple races
Population group Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total 27.9 0.0 26.8 0.0 34.1 0.1 22.5 0.2 26.3 0.6 32.3 0.4 29.7 0.7
Age 0-64 34.3 0.1 33.8 0.1 36.0 0.1 27.1 0.6 30.2 1.3 35.2 0.7 34.2 1.6
65-74 27.4 0.1 26.3 0.1 33.0 0.1 21.2 0.3 26.1 1.0 32.4 0.7 30.6 1.4
75-84 26.6 0.0 25.8 0.0 32.9 0.1 22.0 0.3 24.6 1.0 31.7 0.6 28.3 1.2
85 and over 26.3 0.1 25.4 0.1 34.3 0.2 23.0 0.4 25.5 1.4 28.8 0.9 25.5 1.6
Gender Male 29.7 0.0 28.7 0.0 35.1 0.1 24.9 0.3 27.7 0.9 33.1 0.6 30.2 1.2
Female 26.9 0.0 25.7 0.0 33.6 0.1 20.8 0.2 25.3 0.7 31.9 0.4 29.4 0.9

a Excludes records with missing values.

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

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

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