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Table 1.47b: Hospitalizations for congestive heart failurea per 100,000 population, age 18 years and older, by State, 2001

  Adjusted Rateb
Statec Estimate Standard error
     
United States 494.972 9.737
     
Arizona 308.183 2.753
California 390.744 1.299
Colorado 247.023 2.937
Florida 472.100 1.707
Georgia 533.976 3.126
Hawaii 325.564 5.990
Illinois 531.425 2.320
Iowa 355.080 3.640
Kansasd 421.607 4.696
Kentucky 618.756 4.469
Maine 410.185 6.138
Maryland 503.751 3.621
Massachusetts 419.285 2.789
Michigan 539.491 2.641
Minnesota 337.541 3.333
Missouri 504.258 3.374
Nebraska 300.194 4.786
New Jersey 546.901 2.780
New York 444.546 1.696
North Carolina 496.889 2.849
Oregon 256.369 2.987
Pennsylvania 612.240 2.339
Rhode Island 500.556 7.207
South Carolina 563.167 4.570
Tennessee 575.292 3.515
Texas 519.470 2.678
Utah 214.197 4.132
Vermont 292.370 7.910
Virginia 480.083 3.062
Washington 267.595 2.442
West Virginia 661.475 6.261
Wisconsin 357.095 2.810
     

aNumerator excludes patients with cardiac procedures, obstetric and neonatal conditions, and transfers from other institutions.

b Rates are adjusted by age and gender, using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population.

c Not all States participate in the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project.

d For Kansas, rate biased upward because data element was not available to exclude transfers.

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

 

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