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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 236
Emergency department visits per 100 population,a by race, United States, 2004-2005
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total   38.9 1.5 36.0 1.6 69.0 3.9 17.4 2.2 * * 26.4 7.5 7.8 2.0
Age 0-17 38.3 2.3 35.8 2.3 61.3 5.0 19.0 2.1 * * * * 6.3 1.8
18-44 42.3 1.7 38.9 1.8 78.0 4.5 14.1 1.7 * * 25.9 6.4 8.0 2.3
45-64 30.6 1.1 27.6 1.2 61.1 3.3 16.1 2.2 * * 19.9 5.0 9.7 2.9
65 and over 46.5 1.7 44.4 1.8 74.8 5.3 34.0 8.2 * * * * * *
Gender Male 36.5 1.4 33.9 1.5 65.0 3.5 17.0 2.4 * * 26.4 7.8 7.8 2.0
Female 41.2 1.7 38.0 1.7 72.4 4.3 17.8 2.2 * * 26.5 7.5 7.8 2.2
Residence location MSA 39.6 1.9 DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA
Non-MSA 35.3 4.2 DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA DNA

a Estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population used in calculating visit rates by age, sex, race, and geographic region are from special tabulations developed by the Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau, using the July 1, 2004 and July 1, 2005 set of State population estimates and reflect Census 2000 data.

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

DNA: Data have not been analyzed.

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

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

 

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