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Table 62a: Race - Hospital admissions for asthma per 10,000 population age 18 and over, by race, United States, 2000a

  Total AI/AN Asian NHOPI Black or African American White
Population group Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE Rate SE
                         
Total 12.3 0.6 * * * * * * 20.8 1.9 7.9 0.6
                         
Age (not age adjusted)                        
18-64 10.7 0.7 * * * * * * 17.6 2.2 6.8 0.6
65 and over 19.6 2.0 * * * * * * 31.3 6.3 13.5 1.8
                         
Gender                        
Female 16.9 0.9 * * * * * * 25.3 2.3 11.2 1.0
Male 7.2 0.6 * * * * * * 16.0 3.1 4.4 0.5

aMeasure is age adjusted.

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey.

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