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Disparities Data Details HDS-24.3 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2008
HDS-24.3 : Heart failure hospitalizations (per 1,000 population, 85+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 38.7 (2007)
2020 Target: 34.8 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Race and Ethnicity for HDS-24.3

HDS-24.3 Reduce hospitalizations of adults aged 85 years and older with heart failure as the principal diagnosis

Heart failure hospitalizations (per 1,000 population, 85+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 38.7 (2007)
2020 Target: 34.8 1
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Race and Ethnicity 2008 Disparity
White only 34.9
CI 24.3/45.5
SE 5.410
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Black or African American only 37.7
CI 20.6/54.7
SE 8.699
÷ 1.080
CI
1.000/ 1.707

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008
  • The better group rate for this objective, 34.9 hospitalizations per 1,000 population, was attained by White only persons.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 37.7 hospitalizations per 1,000 population, was attained by Black or African American only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 2.8 hospitalizations per 1,000 population.
  • The worst group rate was <1.100 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008

White only persons achieved the better group rate for this objective, 34.9 hospitalizations per 1,000 population.

The rate for the Black or African American only population was <1.1 times the best group rate.

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