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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of AMI hospitalizations by race/ethnicitya*

From: Racial/ethnic disparities among Asian Americans in inpatient acute myocardial infarction mortality in the United States

Variable All (n = 496,472) Asian (n = 14,977) White (n = 372,556) Black (n = 51,403) Hispanic (n = 57,536)
Age
 Mean age, years old (SD) 68.3 (14.7) 67.2 (14.5) 69.4 (14.5) 63.8 (14.6)* 65.3 (14.4)*
Age groups (%)
 18–34 0.8 1.0 0.6 1.7 1.4
 35–44 4.3 5.1 3.7 6.9 5.9
 45–54 14.3 14.6 13.2 19.8 17.0
 55–64 22.0 22.9 21.1 25.1 24.5
 65–74 21.4 22.2 21.2 21.1 22.2
 75–84 21.3 20.9 22.4 16.4 19.0
 85+ 15.9 13.3 17.9 9.0 10.0
Gender
 Women (%) 40.0 35.2* 39.4 48.0* 37.7
State of residence** (%)
 California n = 92,285 9.6 63.6 7.2 19.6
 Florida n = 78,753 0.7 75.8 9.4 14.1
 Illinois n = 39,950 2.0 78.1 14.1 5.8
 Massachusetts n = 23,176 1.7 90.2 4.0 4.0
 Maryland n = 15,523 1.9 72.5 24.0 1.6
 New Jersey n = 29,662 3.0 76.8 11.3 8.8
 New York n = 59,521 2.7 78.9 10.7 7.8
 Pennsylvania n = 57,160 0.5 89.8 7.8 2.0
 Texas n = 74,553 1.3 66.3 10.9 21.6
 Virginia n = 25,889 1.6 67.6 18.3 1.5
  1. aValues are means (standard deviation) or percentages of patients
  2. *P-value< 0.05 when each of the racial/ethnic group (Asian, White, or Black) was compared to White
  3. **Racial/ethnic distribution in each state