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Figure 2. Hospital Stays and U.S. Population, by Age

Bar chart: Percent of hospital stays and U.S. population on x axis and the age group (in years) on the y axis. See below for text description.

Figure 2. Hospital Stays and U.S. Population, by Age (Text Description)

Age Group Percentage of
Hospital Stays
Percentage of
U.S. Population
< 1 year 12.5% 1.4%
1-17 years 5.0% 24.3%
18-44 years 27.3% 39.9%
45-64 years 20.3% 22.0%
65-79 years 21.4% 9.2%
80+ years 13.6% 3.3%

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