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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.85: National Management of Asthma, 2000

Hospital admissions for adult asthma per 100,000 population age 65 and over, United States, 2000
     
  Adjusted Ratea
Population group Estimate Standard error
Totalb 158.44 5.20
Age
  65-69 139.38 5.65
  70-74 156.44 5.51
  75-79 163.67 6.30
  80-84 177.39 7.83
  85 and over 183.21 8.00
     

a Rates are adjusted by age and sex using the total U.S. as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by sex only. 

b Total U.S. population age 65 and over.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample.

Table 1.84c: National Management of Asthma, 1998 Table 1.86a: National Treatment of TB, 1999

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