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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Figure 3.12.a

Perforated appendix per 1,000 admissions with appendicitis by race/ethnicity and area income (median income of ZIP Code of residence), 2001.

Bar chart. By race/ethnicity: hispanic, 329.274, white, 300.416, black, 354.787, asian pacific islander, 315.026.

Source: H C U P State Inpatient Databases disparities analysis file, 2001.

Reference population: Patients hospitalized with appendicitis.

Note: White, Black, and asian pacific islanders are non-Hispanic groups. For findings related to all avoidable admissions, see Tables 3.4a and 3.4b.

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