Table 4

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Location of Surgery

Socioeconomic Status

(Quintiles)

White

OR (95% CI)*

Black

OR (95% CI)*

Hispanic

OR (95% CI)*

Other

OR (95% CI)*


1st (Lowest)

reference

reference

reference

reference


2nd

1.20 (1.13, 1.27)

1.24 (1.16, 1.33)

0.89 (0.83, 0.95)

1.04 (1.01, 1.07)


3rd

1.28 (1.20, 1.36)

1.28 (1.18, 1.38)

1.10 (1.02, 1.18)

1.13 (1.10, 1.16)


4th

1.14 (1.07, 1.21)

1.03 (0.95, 1.11)

0.88 (0.82, 0.94)

0.95 (0.92, 0.98)


5th (Highest)

1.13 (1.06, 1.20)

1.17 (1.07, 1.27)

0.84 (0.78, 0.91)

0.98 (0.95, 1.00)


* reflects interaction between Socioeconomic Status and Race/Ethnicity adjusted for Age, Gender, Insurance Status, Type of Procedure, Comorbidity, and Level of Urbanization Models based on n = 1,122,137 discharges

Strope et al. BMC Health Services Research 2009 9:121   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-121

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