HEALTH DISPARITIES OF CERTAIN CONDITIONS IN SELECTED POPULATIONS
HEALTH CONDITION AND SPECIFIC EXAMPLEINDEX IN SELECTED POPULATIONS
WHITEAFRICAN AMERICANHISPANIC or LATINOASIAN or PACIFIC ISLANDERAMERICAN INDIAN or ALASKA NATIVE
Infant mortality rate per 1000 live births15.913.95.85.19.1
Cancer mortality rate per 100,0002199.3255.1123.7124.2129.3
Lung Cancer- age adjusted death rate338.346.013.617.225.1
Female Breast Cancer age adjusted death rate18.726.112.19.810.3
Coronary Heart Disease mortality rate per 100,0002206252145123126
Stroke mortality rate per 100,0005880395138
Diabetes diagnosed rate per 100,000367461DSUDSU
End-Stage Renal Disease rate per million2218873DNA344589
AIDS – percentage of persons with AIDS43444.919.70.80.4

DSU = Data are statistically unreliable

DNA = Data have not been analyzed

1

Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans. Excerpted from Health, United States 2002. Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Statistics. DHHS Publication No. 1232-1. August 2002.

2

Healthy People 2010. Understanding and Improving Health (Second Edition). Department of Health and Human Services. November 2000.

3

Keppel, Kenneth, Jeffrey Pearcy and Diane Wagener. Trends in Racial and Ethnic-Specific Rates for the Health Status Indicators: United States, 1990–98. Statistical Notes. Number 23. January 2002, pgs. 1–16.

4

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. HIV and AIDSUnited States, 1981–2000. June 1, 2001. Vol. 50:21:430–433.

5

National Vital Statistics Reports. 2002 Deaths: Leading Causes for 2000. Vol. 50:16:1–41.

From: F, National Institutes of Health NIH Health Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2004–2008, Volume I

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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Review and Assessment of the NIH’s Strategic Research Plan and Budget to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Health Disparities; Thomson GE, Mitchell F, Williams MB, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.
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