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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 54
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with congestive heart failure (CHF) as principal diagnosis (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers to another hospital), 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   38.1 0.2 40.3 0.2 29.0 0.5 37.0 1.3 33.8 0.6
Age 18-44 15.7 0.5 18.0 0.9 13.6 0.7 15.9 3.1 16.8 1.6
45-64 19.0 0.3 22.5 0.4 14.1 0.4 16.9 1.9 17.2 0.9
65 and over 44.9 0.2 48.3 0.3 29.9 0.6 43.2 1.6 36.7 0.8
  65-69 26.5 0.5 29.2 0.6 19.9 1.1 17.8 3.2 26.0 1.5
  70-74 32.1 0.5 34.2 0.6 25.4 1.1 29.8 3.5 29.1 1.6
  75-79 39.0 0.5 41.7 0.5 26.9 1.2 41.1 3.3 33.0 1.6
  80-84 47.7 0.5 49.8 0.5 34.8 1.4 48.2 3.5 44.3 1.9
  85 and over 62.0 0.5 64.3 0.5 45.4 1.5 63.9 3.5 51.5 2.0
Gender Male 38.5 0.3 44.3 0.3 21.2 0.5 37.1 1.8 30.8 0.8
Female 37.5 0.2 43.1 0.3 22.0 0.5 34.2 1.7 29.6 0.8
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 33.7 0.8 42.7 1.4 26.9 1.1 * * 35.7 1.6
$25,000-$34,999 38.7 0.4 43.9 0.4 28.9 0.7 35.4 3.2 30.3 1.1
$35,000-$44,999 39.7 0.3 41.7 0.4 29.3 0.9 38.4 2.4 36.9 1.4
$45,000 or more 37.2 0.3 37.9 0.3 30.3 1.0 38.8 1.7 35.1 1.3
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 35.2 0.2 37.5 0.3 27.4 0.5 33.4 1.5 33.7 0.8
Metropolitan-small 38.6 0.3 40.3 0.4 29.6 1.0 36.6 2.7 33.5 1.4
Micropolitan 43.9 0.5 44.6 0.6 35.5 1.8 67.3 4.3 35.8 2.7
Noncore 49.2 0.6 50.7 0.7 40.2 2.0 * * 34.8 4.3
Expected payment source Private insurance 44.2 0.6 49.2 0.7 28.1 1.4 39.6 4.1 40.1 2.3
Medicare 37.1 0.2 39.0 0.2 28.4 0.5 35.8 1.5 32.5 0.7
Medicaid 37.2 0.8 44.2 1.4 32.3 1.4 31.3 3.4 35.1 1.8
Other insurance 57.8 1.9 67.4 2.3 34.9 3.9 62.3 11.1 49.6 6.5
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 52.1 1.5 66.9 2.2 33.5 2.8 100.5 9.7 40.6 3.8
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 42.3 0.4 43.7 0.4 32.5 1.3 48.3 4.2 37.3 1.6
Midwest 34.7 0.4 37.2 0.4 20.8 0.9 46.3 7.6 36.3 4.4
South 38.6 0.3 41.1 0.3 32.3 0.6 31.2 3.5 33.5 0.9
West 36.4 0.4 38.6 0.5 27.2 1.5 36.3 1.4 32.6 1.2
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 37.5 0.2 39.7 0.2 27.7 0.5 34.8 1.5 32.8 0.8
Private, for-profit 36.1 0.4 37.8 0.5 31.9 1.1 28.4 2.8 33.9 1.1
Public 44.6 0.5 47.6 0.6 32.4 1.3 60.9 3.5 40.5 2.1
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 35.8 0.3 39.1 0.4 26.7 0.7 33.5 2.6 32.8 1.2
Non-teaching 38.9 0.2 40.7 0.2 30.5 0.6 38.1 1.4 34.3 0.8
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 35.3 0.2 37.6 0.3 27.3 0.5 33.9 1.5 33.9 0.8
Metropolitan-small 39.0 0.3 40.6 0.4 31.0 1.0 34.4 2.7 32.7 1.3
Micropolitan 44.9 0.6 45.4 0.6 36.5 1.8 70.8 4.4 37.9 3.0
Noncore 53.4 0.9 55.2 0.9 40.3 2.7 * * 41.1 9.8
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 45.4 0.5 46.9 0.5 37.6 1.8 38.5 4.5 34.2 2.0
100-299 38.0 0.3 39.9 0.3 29.1 0.8 38.1 1.7 33.7 1.1
300-499 36.1 0.3 38.0 0.4 27.7 0.8 39.1 2.5 34.9 1.3
500 or more 36.2 0.4 39.4 0.5 28.4 0.9 28.2 3.4 33.0 1.2

a Rates are adjusted by age, gender, age-gender interactions, and all patients refined (APR)-diagnosis related group (DRG) risk of mortality score. When reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender and APR-DRG risk of mortality score; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age and APR-DRG risk of mortality score.

* 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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