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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 187
Emergency department (ED) visits in which patient was admitted to the hospital or transferred to another facility whose ED visit was 6 hours or more, by race, United States, 2004-2005
Population group Total Single race Multiple races
White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   27.2 1.3 26.5 1.4 29.9 1.7 35.2 4.1 * * * * * *
Age 0-17 18.4 2.0 18.3 2.4 18.1 4.2 * * * * * * * *
18-44 30.8 1.6 30.7 1.9 30.6 2.6 35.5 7.4 * * * * * *
45-64 29.2 1.7 27.6 1.9 35.1 3.4 * * * * * * * *
65 and over 25.7 1.6 25.3 1.6 29.1 3.2 30.7 6.2 * * * * * *
Gender Male 25.7 1.4 25.1 1.5 29.2 2.0 27.9 4.6 * * * * * *
Female 28.7 1.5 27.9 1.7 30.7 2.4 43.3 5.8 * * * * * *
Payment source Private 26.5 1.5 26.4 1.6 25.6 3.0 * * * * * * * *
Medicare 25.4 1.7 24.6 1.7 30.1 3.4 * * * * * * * *
Medicaid 29.0 2.1 27.0 2.6 32.7 2.7 34.1 6.3 * * * * * *
Uninsured 32.1 2.5 33.2 3.0 30.9 4.3 * * * * * * * *
Residence location MSA 29.7 1.4 29.3 1.5 31.0 1.8 35.0 4.1 * * * * * *
Non-MSA 11.4 2.1 11.3 2.2 * * * * * * * * * *

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.                          

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; MSA: metropolitan statistical area; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.

 

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