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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 99
Immunization-preventable influenza admissions (excluding transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 65 years and older, 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 66.6 2.2 68.5 2.4 53.2 4.2 39.3 5.1 61.9 5.3
Age 65-69 37.0 1.5 38.7 1.7 32.8 3.9 22.5 4.3 29.6 4.0
70-74 52.0 2.1 53.7 2.3 43.9 5.4 26.0 5.7 46.8 6.0
75-79 65.2 2.5 65.9 2.8 61.7 6.7 39.3 8.6 62.3 7.5
80-84 94.0 3.7 95.6 3.9 67.4 8.3 63.6 13.5 108.3 15.6
85 and over 138.0 5.4 143.4 5.9 86.8 11.5 75.8 17.1 112.8 16.5
Gender Male 71.3 2.5 74.3 2.7 48.5 4.8 40.3 7.5 60.8 6.7
Female 64.1 2.2 65.3 2.4 56.4 4.9 38.4 5.7 63.0 5.8
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 58.1 6.1 69.9 10.7 48.9 7.8 * * 54.3 12.8
$25,000-$34,999 85.9 4.5 94.5 5.3 49.6 5.5 56.7 15.5 66.4 8.8
$35,000-$44,999 70.8 3.3 72.6 3.5 59.2 6.6 33.4 7.8 69.9 8.8
$45,000 or more 56.6 2.8 56.9 3.0 55.9 7.6 39.2 6.4 54.2 7.5
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 49.2 3.1 49.5 3.4 47.2 5.9 32.6 5.4 49.4 6.1
Metropolitan-small 68.5 5.1 69.6 5.3 55.5 8.1 47.5 12.0 67.1 10.6
Micropolitan 86.7 5.7 87.1 6.0 63.4 11.4 * * 115.5 25.5
Noncore 126.7 7.1 128.2 7.2 90.4 15.2 * * * *
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 38.9 3.6 40.2 3.9 23.9 5.1 * * 45.2 12.5
Midwest 104.5 6.0 106.6 6.2 78.8 15.1 * * 85.1 21.1
South 70.0 3.7 72.1 4.0 55.0 5.3 * * 63.2 8.4
West 44.4 3.5 42.1 3.8 45.8 9.7 43.2 6.9 64.5 9.1

a 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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