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Figure 26. Admissions for Acute Conditions

U.S. Trends, 1994-2000

Line graph showing rates per 100,000 population by year 1994-2000 for acute conditions. Go to Text Description below for details.

Figure 26: Admissions for Acute Conditions (Text Description)

U.S. Trends, 1994-2000

Rates per 100,000 Populationa

Acute Condition 1994 (a) 1997 2000
Bacterial pneumonia 343 350 374*
Dehydration 129 131 134
Urinary tract infections 142 143 146
Perforated appendix 344 341 314*
Pediatric gastroenteritis 130 141 109*

* = statistically different from (a) at p < 0.05. Rates are adjusted by age and sex, using year 2000 as the standard population.
a Admission rate populations vary by type of condition. Bacterial pneumonia, dehydration, urinary tract infections, and perforated appendix include individuals of all ages; pediatric gastroenteritis includes children less than 18 years of age.

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