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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 109
Deaths per 1,000 admissions with pneumonia 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   70.3 0.2 71.2 0.3 66.8 0.7 74.9 1.3 62.8 0.9
Age 18-44 17.3 0.4 16.3 0.5 18.7 0.8 26.5 3.1 19.4 1.1
45-64 37.7 0.4 38.3 0.4 35.7 0.8 43.8 2.6 33.7 1.3
65 and over 88.1 0.3 90.1 0.3 77.8 0.9 95.1 1.7 75.2 1.1
Age 65-69 52.1 0.7 51.7 0.8 53.4 1.8 65.7 4.4 49.2 2.6
70-74 62.8 0.7 64.0 0.8 55.5 1.9 79.0 4.1 55.7 2.5
75-79 76.5 0.6 77.8 0.7 69.8 2.0 81.1 3.9 70.8 2.4
80-84 90.4 0.7 91.7 0.7 86.2 2.2 96.4 3.8 77.3 2.6
85 and over 120.0 0.6 122.2 0.7 109.7 2.0 119.0 3.3 102.2 2.4
Gender Male 74.4 0.3 78.6 0.4 55.4 0.8 86.9 2.0 59.5 1.1
Female 65.7 0.3 69.5 0.4 48.5 0.7 75.4 2.0 52.2 1.1
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 69.3 1.1 74.1 1.8 69.3 1.8 52.2 5.3 61.3 2.3
$25,000-$34,999 72.4 0.5 75.5 0.5 66.3 1.1 68.4 3.3 61.0 1.5
$35,000-$44,999 71.3 0.4 72.0 0.5 68.1 1.4 79.7 2.6 63.3 1.8
$45,000 or more 68.6 0.3 68.6 0.4 64.8 1.4 76.8 1.8 65.2 1.6
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 66.9 0.3 67.9 0.4 63.7 0.8 71.5 1.5 61.2 1.0
Metropolitan-small 71.2 0.5 71.3 0.5 71.8 1.6 76.6 2.9 66.8 1.8
Micropolitan 77.2 0.7 77.4 0.7 73.8 2.5 104.8 5.8 64.4 3.5
Noncore 78.8 0.8 79.1 0.8 77.0 2.7 103.6 11.2 65.1 5.4
Expected payment source Private insurance 76.7 0.8 76.7 0.9 77.6 2.4 76.9 4.5 76.1 3.3
Medicare 69.2 0.2 70.2 0.3 64.4 0.8 73.3 1.5 62.2 1.0
Medicaid 70.7 1.0 73.7 1.6 73.5 2.2 73.8 3.5 60.3 2.3
Other insurance 84.3 2.3 91.2 2.7 67.6 6.2 86.2 12.8 50.5 8.1
Uninsured/self-pay/no charge 83.4 2.0 86.9 2.6 77.9 4.6 130.0 9.6 61.2 5.5
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 78.3 0.5 78.2 0.5 78.0 1.7 98.1 3.6 72.2 2.1
Midwest 62.0 0.5 63.7 0.5 52.2 1.4 35.5 6.9 44.9 6.4
South 71.8 0.4 73.0 0.4 71.1 1.0 81.5 4.2 59.9 1.3
West 68.1 0.5 69.1 0.6 61.9 2.0 71.7 1.5 62.8 1.4
Ownership/control of hospital Private, not-for-profit 69.6 0.3 70.3 0.3 65.3 0.8 74.1 1.6 64.1 1.1
Private, for-profit 66.7 0.6 68.4 0.7 66.9 1.7 70.3 2.8 58.0 1.5
Public 78.7 0.6 79.7 0.7 73.7 1.8 89.3 4.1 69.1 2.7
Teaching status of hospital Teaching 68.4 0.5 68.9 0.5 66.5 1.1 72.1 2.4 65.7 1.7
Non-teaching 70.9 0.3 71.9 0.3 67.0 0.8 76.0 1.5 61.7 1.0
Location of hospital Metropolitan-large 66.9 0.3 67.8 0.4 63.6 0.8 71.4 1.5 61.6 1.0
Metropolitan-small 71.0 0.4 71.1 0.5 71.9 1.6 75.2 2.9 66.0 1.8
Micropolitan 78.0 0.7 78.0 0.7 76.3 2.5 111.8 6.0 65.8 3.6
Noncore 82.3 0.9 83.0 1.0 77.0 3.1 111.5 11.3 49.8 9.5
Bed size of hospital Less than 100 75.9 0.6 76.5 0.6 69.9 2.2 103.4 4.4 66.6 2.4
100-299 71.0 0.3 71.7 0.4 68.7 1.1 72.2 1.7 63.8 1.3
300-499 67.4 0.5 68.1 0.5 65.8 1.2 72.2 2.8 62.2 1.8
500 or more 66.5 0.6 67.8 0.7 63.7 1.4 70.7 3.4 59.3 1.8

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.

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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