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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 28B
Admissions for lower extremity amputations among patients with diabetes (excluding trauma, obstetric admissions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 and over,a by race/ethnicity, United States, 2004
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
White Black API
Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
Total   38.3 0.8 27.6 0.6 104.1 4.5 21.3 3.0 79.7 6.0
Age 18-44 5.5 0.2 4.1 0.2 13.8 0.9 1.3 0.4 5.4 0.5
45-64 52.4 1.2 38.3 1.0 126.1 5.8 19.4 3.3 90.5 6.5
65 and over 124.3 2.8 91.2 2.4 349.9 16.1 85.6 12.1 289.1 23.9
65-69 111.9 2.8 77.6 2.4 314.4 16.7 60.8 11.5 242.5 22.8
70-74 121.7 3.3 88.7 3.0 340.8 18.2 87.6 16.1 277.4 23.8
75-79 135.9 4.0 100.2 3.5 400.8 25.1 86.4 15.2 354.9 34.2
80-84 142.5 4.5 108.7 4.0 391.3 27.6 115.4 19.7 405.0 45.0
85 and over 114.0 3.9 89.9 3.8 312.4 22.4 133.0 27.1 226.0 26.8
Gender Male 53.6 1.1 40.8 1.0 128.6 5.7 27.5 4.7 112.3 8.4
Female 25.7 0.6 17.0 0.4 82.1 3.8 16.0 2.1 52.3 4.4
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 73.9 4.9 38.6 3.9 96.0 7.7 DSU DSU 98.1 15.5
$25,000-$34,999 55.3 2.2 35.6 1.5 114.2 6.7 25.3 4.4 105.1 12.7
$35,000-$44,999 37.3 1.1 28.2 1.0 106.3 6.0 24.1 5.9 71.0 5.0
$45,000 or more 29.9 0.9 24.7 0.8 97.6 6.0 19.7 2.9 60.6 4.8
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 40.2 1.6 27.5 1.1 102.4 6.6 16.3 1.7 72.4 6.3
Metropolitan-small 36.8 2.2 27.4 1.6 101.4 9.9 DSU DSU 92.1 15.1
Micropolitan 36.5 1.9 28.3 1.6 116.0 12.2 DSU DSU 108.7 20.6
Noncore 35.5 2.1 28.0 1.8 121.7 14.5 DSU DSU 109.5 21.9
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 38.7 1.7 30.6 1.6 98.6 10.1 15.5 3.4 74.9 10.2
Midwest 35.6 1.6 28.7 1.4 115.2 14.0 DSU DSU 48.9 10.1
South 44.1 1.4 29.4 1.1 104.5 5.6 19.5 4.0 91.0 13.7
West 30.9 1.4 19.6 1.0 89.8 9.4 26.4 5.0 75.6 5.8

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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