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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.84c: National Management of Asthma, 1998

Hospitalizations for adult asthma per 10,000 population (persons age 18 and over), United States, 1998a
     
Population group Rate Standard error
Total 12.5 0.6
Age (not age adjusted)
18-64 11.3 0.7
65 and over 17.7 1.6
Race
American Indian or Alaska Native DSU DSU
Asian or Pacific Islander DSU DSU
  Asian DSU DSU
  Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU
Black or African American 26.0 3.5
White 8.3 0.5
Ethnicity
Hispanic DSU DSU
Total, non-Hispanic DSU DSU
  Black or African American DSU DSU
  White DSU DSU
Gender
Female 18.1 0.8
Male 6.4 0.8

a Measure is age adjusted.

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

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

Table 1.84b: National Management of Asthma, 1999 Table 1.85: National Management of Asthma, 2000

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