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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 117
Pediatric asthma admissions (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, ages 2-17, 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   152.1 9.5 97.8 4.5 373.9 42.2 72.7 10.3 143.7 13.7
Age 2-4 343.1 20.8 247.0 12.6 722.8 81.2 204.1 30.7 314.1 29.7
5-9 167.7 10.9 101.6 4.7 421.0 47.8 79.7 12.4 167.3 15.7
10-14 88.2 6.3 48.6 2.3 262.0 31.9 27.9 4.4 82.2 9.5
15-17 52.0 3.0 33.0 1.6 151.3 16.5 11.9 2.7 45.8 5.5
Gender Male 179.5 11.3 114.5 5.3 447.5 51.6 89.5 12.5 168.1 15.9
Female 123.3 7.7 80.4 3.8 296.6 32.6 55.2 8.6 118.1 11.7
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 325.6 52.4 154.0 25.2 415.2 71.6 * * * *
$25,000-$34,999 220.3 18.3 136.0 8.1 432.7 58.3 88.6 13.4 159.8 16.9
$35,000-$44,999 151.4 10.1 102.9 5.4 357.1 42.2 79.4 17.1 131.8 13.3
$45,000 or more 109.2 7.0 84.8 5.2 297.4 28.7 68.8 11.0 108.4 10.0
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 171.5 16.8 95.5 7.8 410.6 64.6 62.7 8.3 158.9 19.6
Metropolitan-small 124.0 10.3 95.1 7.4 284.0 35.1 * * 108.4 15.9
Micropolitan 137.5 9.7 104.4 6.7 339.5 47.5 * * 145.8 30.3
Noncore 138.1 8.2 112.2 7.0 398.0 45.6 * * 93.0 17.7
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 210.5 21.2 107.5 11.4 495.6 76.8 99.3 19.7 367.7 71.9
Midwest 146.6 28.1 96.9 8.9 * * 36.9 8.2 46.3 8.6
South 166.9 15.6 112.2 8.3 309.3 34.5 52.3 11.8 147.4 26.0
West 93.1 9.9 64.1 5.4 312.9 76.7 80.5 19.6 96.3 11.6

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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