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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 106
Immunization-preventable influenza admissions (excluding transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 65 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   44.0 2.0 45.4 2.2 39.3 3.7 28.1 4.3 28.6 3.2
Age 65-69 21.4 1.2 22.5 1.4 22.0 2.7 9.4 2.6 13.0 2.6
70-74 32.8 1.7 32.8 1.8 39.0 5.6 23.1 5.4 22.2 3.8
75-79 43.3 2.6 44.1 2.9 39.0 5.6 23.5 6.3 35.6 5.8
80-84 62.4 3.1 64.3 3.4 46.3 6.4 46.0 11.6 44.1 8.8
85 and over 98.1 4.8 103.6 5.3 72.8 10.1 * * 43.5 7.5
Gender Male 43.8 2.0 45.5 2.2 38.4 4.1 33.9 6.3 23.4 3.9
Female 44.1 2.1 45.4 2.3 40.3 4.4 24.6 4.3 31.6 3.8
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 30.6 3.8 36.2 6.1 27.3 5.3 * * * *
$25,000-$34,999 44.1 2.4 46.4 2.6 36.0 4.6 * * 33.6 6.3
$35,000-$44,999 42.2 2.3 42.9 2.5 40.9 5.5 * * 27.0 4.5
$45,000 or more 46.3 3.3 47.1 3.5 53.8 7.6 25.8 4.3 27.5 3.8
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 37.8 3.3 39.3 3.8 34.9 5.2 24.6 5.0 24.8 3.5
Metropolitan-small 44.8 3.6 45.4 3.7 43.0 6.5 22.5 6.7 33.3 7.7
Micropolitan 50.0 3.9 50.8 4.1 29.7 7.4 * * * *
Noncore 68.1 4.8 67.9 4.8 81.1 16.1 * * * *
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 45.0 4.0 45.9 4.2 32.0 6.8 * * 45.7 12.5
Midwest 69.5 6.3 70.7 6.5 56.7 14.3 * * * *
South 41.3 2.7 42.4 3.0 39.3 4.0 * * 29.0 4.8
West 17.7 1.7 15.8 1.7 * * 30.8 5.9 20.9 4.4

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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