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Figure 2. Deaths per 1,000 Adult Admissions for Acute Myocardial Infarction, by Race/Ethnicity

This is a graph showing deaths per 1,000 adult admissions for acute myocardial infarction, by race/ethnicity. Metropolitan White: 96.4, Metropolitan Hispanic: 97.8; Micropolitan White: 106.7, Micropolitan Hispanic: 99.1; Non-Core White: 108.3; Non-Core Hispanic: 155.6

Source: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, State Inpatient Databases disparities analysis file, 2001.
Key: Metropolitan = 50,000 or more inhabitants; micropolitan = 10,000 to 50,000 inhabitants; noncore = not metropolitan or micropolitan.

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