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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 134
Percent of short-stay nursing home residents who had moderate to severe pain, by race/ethnicity, United States, 2005a
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
White Black AI/AN API
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   23.3 0.0 24.2 0.0 18.2 0.1 27.1 0.7 15.9 0.3 18.8 0.2
Ageb 0-64 32.4 0.2 34.9 0.3 26.4 0.4 41.6 2.7 22.3 1.9 26.0 0.8
65-74 27.6 0.1 30.1 0.2 19.3 0.3 27.8 2.0 20.0 1.1 19.8 0.5
75-84 21.9 0.1 23.0 0.1 14.9 0.2 22.8 1.5 15.4 0.7 16.4 0.4
85 and over 17.2 0.1 17.9 0.1 11.6 0.2 20.1 1.6 9.8 0.6 11.9 0.4
Genderb Male 19.0 0.1 19.6 0.1 15.8 0.2 22.9 1.0 12.2 0.5 16.0 0.3
Female 25.6 0.1 26.4 0.1 19.7 0.2 29.9 0.9 18.3 0.4 20.9 0.3

a Data reflect care for the fourth quarter for each fiscal year.

b Age, gender, and race/ethnicity categories exclude records with missing values.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Minimum Data Set.

 

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