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Figure 4. Percent of Population vs. Percent of Hospital Stays

Bar graph showing hospital stays by age group (in years) and by gender: Ages 0-17: Male, 51% of U.S. Population, 51% of Hospital Stays, Female, 49% of U.S. Population, 49% of Hospital Stays; Ages 18-44: Male, 50% of U.S. Population, 26% of Hospital Stays, Female, 50% of U.S. Population, 74% of Hospital Stays; Ages 45-64: Male, 49% of U.S. Population, 49% of Hospital Stays, Female, 51% of U.S. Population, 51% of Hospital Stays; Ages 65+: Male, 41% of U.S. Population, 42% of Hospital Stays, Female, 59% of U.S. Population, 58% of Hospital Stays.

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