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Table 1.66b: Admissions for pediatric gastroenteritisa per 100,000 population, age less than 18 years, by State, 2001

  Adjusted rateb
Statec Estimate Standard error
     
United States 106.289 7.228
     
Arizona 74.571 2.268
California 75.673 0.892
Colorado 63.269 2.331
Florida 121.417 1.801
Georgia 93.958 2.059
Hawaii 92.815 5.497
Illinois 97.828 1.727
Iowa 130.996 4.244
Kansasd 106.584 4.268
Kentucky 193.159 4.461
Maine 57.542 4.275
Maryland 78.626 2.411
Massachusetts 49.531 1.828
Michigan 102.390 1.970
Minnesota 92.490 2.831
Missouri 113.055 3.035
Nebraska 102.623 4.842
New Jersey 158.998 2.818
New York 149.782 1.802
North Carolina 120.644 2.547
Oregon 54.515 2.500
Pennsylvania 109.147 1.963
Rhode Island 61.782 5.010
South Carolina 136.376 3.902
Tennessee 129.683 3.060
Texas 104.919 1.823
Utah 39.577 2.226
Vermont 61.375 6.293
Virginia 113.280 2.527
Washington 69.424 2.103
West Virginia 166.599 6.510
Wisconsin 68.475 2.205
     

aNumerator excludes obstetric and neonatal admissions 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.

cNot all States participate in the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project.

dFor 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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