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Table 1 Characteristics of patients hospitalized with pulmonary fibrosis stratified by insurance statusa

From: Disparities in pulmonary fibrosis care in the United States: an analysis from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample

  Total Non-Medicaid insurance (91.6%) Medicaid insurance (5.7%) Uninsured (2.1%)
Age (years) 70.5 71.9 54.6 53.8
Female 55.7% 55.3% 62.8% 50.4%
Race
 White 78.2% 81.0% 42.7% 52.2%
 Black 8.7% 7.6% 22.3% 19.7%
 Hispanic 8.8% 7.5% 24.6% 19.7%
 Asian or Pacific 1.9% 1.7% 4.8% 2.4%
Islander
 Native American 0.4% 0.4% 0.9% 0.6%
 Other 2.1% 1.9% 4.6% 5.4%
Income Quartile of Zipcode
 1st 27.3% 26.1% 43.6% 37.5%
 2nd 26.4% 26.4% 26.8% 28.9%
 3rd 24.2% 24.6% 18.7% 20.9%
 4th 22.1% 23.0% 10.9% 12.6%
Hospital Region
 Northeast 22.5% 22.5% 22.9% 18.3%
 Midwest 17.0% 17.4% 12.1% 12.4%
 South 42.0% 42.0% 37.3% 57.4%
 West 18.5% 18.1% 27.7% 11.9%
Hospital Location
 Rural 13.7% 14.0% 10.0% 11.8%
 Urban 86.3% 86.0% 90.0% 88.2%
Hospital Teach
 Nonteaching 59.1% 60.0% 48.5% 48.9%
 Teaching 40.9% 40.0% 51.5% 51.1%
Bedsize of hospital
 Small 12.3% 12.5% 10.1% 12.7%
 Medium 26.0% 25.9% 26.7% 25.8%
 Large 61.7% 61.6% 63.2% 61.5%
AHRQ Elixhauser Comorbidity Index 4.6 4.7 3.7 2.6
  1. aNationwide estimates based on weights supplied by NIS
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