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Table 1.141a
Home health care patients who needed urgent, unplanned medical care, United States, 2004 and 2005
Population group 2005 2004
Percent Standard error Percent Standard error
Total   21.1 0.02 21.1 0.02
Age 0-64 25.4 0.06 25.5 0.06
65-74 20.2 0.04 20.2 0.04
75-84 20.2 0.03 20.2 0.03
85 and over 20.5 0.04 20.5 0.04
Gender Male 22.1 0.04 22.1 0.04
Female 20.5 0.03 20.5 0.03
Racea White only 20.8 0.02 20.8 0.02
Black only 24.0 0.06 24.0 0.06
Asian only 16.4 0.16 16.4 0.17
NHOPI only 19.1 0.48 19.1 0.51
AI/AN only 24.6 0.33 25.1 0.33
Multiple races 21.8 0.62 23.5 0.66
Ethnicitya Hispanic, all races 19.9 0.08 20.3 0.08
Non-Hispanic, White 20.8 0.02 20.8 0.02
Non-Hispanic, Black 24.0 0.06 24.0 0.06
Non-Hispanic, other 18.7 0.10 19.0 0.10

a Excludes records with missing values.

Key: NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native.

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Outcome and Assessment Information Set.

 

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