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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 85
Admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis (excluding patients with gastrointestinal abnormalities or bacterial gastroenteritis, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, ages 4 months to 17 years, 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   173.4 6.8 173.1 7.2 146.7 10.2 105.8 18.0 184.6 14.6
Age 0-4 517.4 21.1 508.6 22.1 448.3 32.2 309.9 54.9 559.8 43.6
5-9 86.4 3.5 91.4 4.1 61.9 4.7 60.8 9.3 85.8 7.8
10-14 37.2 1.6 37.2 1.6 31.4 2.7 22.8 4.9 42.2 4.1
15-17 33.9 1.4 36.6 1.6 31.7 3.3 15.6 3.5 28.5 3.1
Gender Male 179.4 7.2 175.2 7.4 152.7 10.8 113.5 20.0 199.2 15.5
Female 167.2 6.6 170.9 7.1 140.4 9.9 97.8 16.3 169.4 13.9
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 224.5 27.3 374.4 65.0 131.6 20.6 104.2 29.2 286.9 58.1
$25,000-$34,999 247.3 13.5 302.5 20.1 179.1 14.6 124.3 19.6 227.7 25.0
$35,000-$44,999 170.9 8.5 173.0 8.7 132.4 11.5 129.8 33.2 174.9 17.4
$45,000 or more 138.9 7.4 135.8 7.6 127.2 10.9 96.0 17.1 138.8 11.8
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 151.5 10.3 139.6 10.5 133.4 14.6 90.5 10.4 174.6 17.1
Metropolitan-small 166.4 12.3 167.8 12.9 125.9 14.1 * * 172.1 28.5
Micropolitan 252.5 18.3 240.9 16.9 253.1 37.0 * * 331.0 80.4
Noncore 283.5 20.6 291.5 24.3 303.1 35.2 195.5 49.5 290.6 75.7
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 219.5 21.0 168.6 17.4 234.1 38.9 167.8 29.8 349.5 49.7
Midwest 142.3 12.3 157.2 12.5 110.3 26.0 37.8 7.8 65.6 10.0
South 209.4 12.4 231.8 14.7 140.9 11.0 77.3 12.5 221.7 33.1
West 115.4 9.9 95.0 9.1 105.8 18.7 * * 136.7 16.8

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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