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Table 1.133a
Home health care patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care, United States, 2004
Population group Percent Standard error
Total 21.1 0.0
Age 0-64 25.5 0.1
65-74 20.2 0.0
75-84 20.2 0.0
85 and over 20.5 0.0
Gender Male 22.1 0.0
Female 20.5 0.0
Racea White only 20.8 0.0
Black only 24.0 0.1
Asian only 16.4 0.2
NHOPI only 19.1 0.5
AI/AN only 25.1 0.3
Multiple races 23.5 0.7
Ethnicitya Hispanic, all races 20.3 0.1
Non-Hispanic, White 20.8 0.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 24.0 0.1
Non-Hispanic, other 19.0 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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