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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 238
Admissions for hypertension (excluding patients with cardiac procedures, obstetric conditions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 and over, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
White Black API
Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE Ratea SE
Total   50.1 1.2 32.5 0.7 164.6 6.8 32.7 2.9 75.6 7.6
Age 18-44 17.5 0.5 8.8 0.3 70.5 2.9 6.1 0.8 11.3 1.0
45-64 62.6 1.7 35.9 0.9 241.9 10.5 30.0 3.2 76.5 7.7
65 and over 127.2 3.1 101.0 2.6 303.0 14.8 108.2 10.6 247.3 26.9
   65-69 95.6 3.1 66.1 2.3 266.9 15.4 71.0 10.2 189.9 21.3
   70-74 105.4 3.1 77.0 2.6 289.3 16.8 93.2 12.3 227.3 26.6
   75-79 136.6 3.9 108.3 3.5 330.6 18.4 129.8 17.9 292.7 33.1
   80-84 162.9 4.6 136.7 4.4 357.3 24.1 173.9 24.9 343.2 42.6
   85 and over 167.4 4.8 148.3 4.5 305.7 23.9 161.7 30.0 290.2 37.4
Gender Male 39.7 1.0 25.6 0.6 138.3 6.0 24.9 2.9 55.7 5.5
Female 57.4 1.3 36.8 0.9 184.5 7.7 38.0 3.2 89.0 9.1
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 125.7 12.6 55.9 7.0 182.2 16.9 65.2 15.0 147.8 42.8
$25,000-$34,999 79.7 2.8 49.0 2.1 190.3 9.9 48.1 8.3 88.2 10.0
$35,000-$44,999 47.8 1.5 32.6 1.1 154.7 8.1 42.7 6.1 64.0 7.7
$45,000 or more 35.1 1.2 26.7 0.9 138.3 8.7 25.7 2.3 55.2 4.6
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 55.6 2.4 32.1 1.4 167.8 10.6 32.4 3.4 83.0 10.4
Metropolitan-small 37.4 2.2 26.2 1.5 134.0 11.4 25.4 6.2 55.5 9.9
Micropolitan 50.3 2.7 37.4 2.0 201.1 21.4 * * 75.1 17.2
Noncore 62.9 3.1 50.4 2.6 223.0 22.5 * * 60.8 11.7
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 49.6 3.3 28.7 1.7 162.0 16.9 44.3 9.3 135.7 28.5
Midwest 44.9 2.1 32.1 1.6 179.6 20.0 16.2 4.1 25.9 4.4
South 65.5 2.0 41.9 1.4 165.5 8.5 29.3 4.9 85.6 13.8
West 30.5 1.8 20.3 1.2 132.3 13.4 32.4 3.7 50.2 7.3

a Rates 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, 2004. This file is designed to provide national estimates on disparities using weighted records from a sample of hospitals from the following 23 States: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, KS, MD, MA, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NY, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, and WI.

 

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