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Table 2 Prevalence of co-morbidities (Elixhauser comorbidities) by race/ethnicity

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

Variable Asian (n = 14,977) White (n = 372,556) Black (n = 51,403) Hispanic (n = 57,536)
% of AMI hospitalizations with the comorbidities
Congestive heart failure 34.5 31.9 35.5 32.0*
Cardiac arrhythmias 36.5 39.5 31.8 31.3
Peripheral vascular disease 9.4 11.3 11.2* 10.6
Hypertension 75.7 70.5 82.4 75.9
Chronic pulmonary disease 13.6 20.5 18.5 14.9
Diabetes, uncomplicated 33.6 26.4 34.1 38.8
Diabetes with chronic complications 11.7 5.7 9.0 10.3
Renal failure 26.6 18.3 28.1 22.0
Coagulopathy 7.4 5.0 4.9* 5.2*
Deficiency anemias 23.1 15.4 21.8 19.4
  1. *P-value ≥ 0.05 when each of the racial/ethnic group (Asian, White, or Black) was compared to White (unmarked signify p-value < 0.05)