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Table 1.132a
Home health care patients who had to be admitted to the hospital, United States, 2004
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 27.9 0.0
Age 0-64 34.3 0.1
65-74 27.4 0.1
75-84 26.6 0.0
85 and over 26.3 0.1
Gender Male 29.7 0.0
Female 26.9 0.0
Racea White only 26.8 0.0
Black only 34.1 0.1
Asian only 22.5 0.2
NHOPI only 26.3 0.6
AI/AN only 32.3 0.4
Multiple races 29.7 0.7
Ethnicitya Hispanic, all races 30.7 0.1
Non-Hispanic, White 26.8 0.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 34.1 0.1
Non-Hispanic, other 25.1 0.1

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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