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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 240
Admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (excluding obstetric admissions 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   227.0 3.6 233.3 4.1 252.9 12.3 101.5 10.6 187.7 19.9
Age 18-44 13.7 0.6 16.1 0.8 16.6 1.0 2.8 0.6 5.0 0.5
45-64 218.4 4.0 233.7 4.7 277.1 14.6 38.2 4.4 101.1 9.0
65 and over 941.9 15.2 953.4 17.0 969.6 48.5 516.8 55.7 865.6 95.2
   65-69 720.0 12.5 757.9 14.9 775.4 41.2 220.3 29.4 444.9 44.0
   70-74 916.0 15.9 933.7 18.2 961.5 51.8 428.6 51.3 777.2 78.7
   75-79 1102.3 19.1 1098.7 21.0 1219.9 70.0 669.7 75.8 1112.4 119.9
   80-84 1162.6 21.4 1143.8 22.8 1160.0 73.5 942.6 117.0 1540.0 186.8
   85 and over 1014.0 21.1 992.4 21.0 958.2 64.0 1051.1 133.4 1407.3 215.3
Gender Male 235.0 3.8 232.9 4.2 305.8 15.1 150.8 16.1 221.8 23.9
Female 225.1 3.7 238.2 4.3 216.5 10.9 69.6 7.8 164.8 17.7
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 332.0 28.0 430.4 46.2 281.0 27.4 125.7 29.3 337.9 88.6
$25,000-$34,999 329.4 10.1 365.5 12.5 290.3 17.3 143.9 26.5 218.3 27.8
$35,000-$44,999 229.7 6.2 238.4 6.8 236.0 15.1 120.3 22.2 166.4 18.2
$45,000 or more 177.3 5.0 181.8 5.3 212.3 12.3 87.0 10.0 133.0 12.5
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 212.9 7.4 215.7 8.1 262.9 19.3 93.9 11.4 192.3 26.8
Metropolitan-small 194.3 10.0 199.5 10.4 198.5 17.8 101.4 26.6 146.3 26.4
Micropolitan 287.6 13.4 290.6 14.0 265.1 25.7 * * 310.2 87.7
Noncore 356.0 15.0 362.9 15.8 356.1 36.0 * * 231.4 44.5
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 214.8 6.8 214.7 7.9 235.1 26.9 105.4 24.0 240.8 35.4
Midwest 232.9 8.5 231.5 8.9 313.4 47.1 60.7 12.9 60.5 13.0
South 275.9 6.8 291.0 8.1 232.8 11.6 75.0 18.9 246.5 46.5
West 147.6 5.3 150.0 6.4 289.5 38.2 111.3 14.9 126.0 10.0

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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