Table 2.

Unadjusted mortality rates by race/ethnicity in the overall and seven age groups

Race Including Hispanic EthnicityRace Excluding Hispanic Ethnicity
Two Race GroupsPatient-Years at RiskNumber of Deaths (%)Mortality Rate (Deaths per 100 Patient-Years)aThree Racial/Ethnic GroupsPatient-Years at RiskNumber of Deaths (%)Mortality Rate (Deaths per 100 Patient-Years)a
Overall3,340,692799,777 (62.4)23.9
 White2,072,046572,486 (64.7)27.6Non-Hispanic white1,622,216493,873 (67.6)30.4
 Black1,268,646227,291 (57.1)17.9Non-Hispanic black1,245,312222,936 (57.1)17.9
Hispanic473,16382,968 (51.6)17.5
Age=18–30 yr (3.3%)
 White68,8703700 (15.6)5.4Non-Hispanic white40,5822795 (17.8)6.9
 Black72,2495079 (27.7)7.0Non-Hispanic black70,9945012 (27.9)7.1
Hispanic29,543972 (11.5)3.3
Age=31–40 yr (6.2%)
 White121,80312,180 (28.9)10.0Non-Hispanic white84,0899681 (31.2)11.5
 Black149,04714,070 (37.5)9.4Non-Hispanic black146,61113,844 (37.5)9.4
Hispanic40,1502725 (23.4)6.8
Age=41–50 yr (12.0%)
 White249,53434,590 (40.3)13.9Non-Hispanic white176,38427,352 (42.4)15.5
 Black256,11830,513 (44.9)11.9Non-Hispanic black251,71229,995 (44.9)11.9
Hispanic77,5557756 (34.5)10.0
Age=51–60 yr (19.0%)
 White417,64480,401 (52.6)19.3Non-Hispanic white302,26864,196 (54.7)21.2
 Black306,86446,859 (51.7)15.3Non-Hispanic black301,37245,959 (51.6)15.2
Hispanic120,86817,105 (46.0)14.2
Age=61–70 yr (23.9%)
 White533,647146,920 (68.1)27.5Non-Hispanic white418,774123,091 (69.8)29.4
 Black278,78059,068 (64.9)21.2Non-Hispanic black272,86657,773 (64.9)21.2
Hispanic120,78825,124 (60.7)20.8
Age=71–80 yr (24.4%)
 White503,834195,595 (79.8)38.8Non-Hispanic white438,613175,206 (80.9)39.9
 Black163,24151,098 (76.0)31.3Non-Hispanic black160,12150,117 (76.0)31.3
Hispanic68,34121,370 (72.0)31.3
Age>80 yr (11.2%)
 White176,71399,100 (83.3)56.1Non-Hispanic white161,50591,552 (83.7)56.7
 Black42,34620,604 (82.1)48.7Non-Hispanic black41,63620,236 (82.1)48.6
Hispanic15,9187,916 (78.7)49.7
  • a Number of deaths/patient-years at risk×100.