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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.81a: Immunization-preventable influenza admissionsa per 100,000 population, age 65 and older, trends 1994-2001 and by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000 and 2001

  Adjusted rateb    
Trends Estimate Standard error    
    Total United States, 2001 13.357 0.792    
    Total United States, 2000 79.237 3.643    
    Total United States, 1997 32.564 1.360    
    Total United States, 1994 44.241 1.933    
  2001 adjusted rateb 2000 adjusted rateb
Population group Estimate Standard error Estimate Standard error
Patient characteristic        
Age groups for conditions affecting primarily elderly        
    65-69 8.739 0.751 42.546 2.077
    70-74 9.609 0.854 57.330 2.943
    75-79 14.240 1.201 80.210 4.357
    80-84 17.287 1.783 116.618 6.593
    85 and over 25.655 2.289 166.664 10.330
Gender        
    Male 12.019 0.883 80.590 4.188
    Female 14.337 0.929 79.208 3.639
Median income of patient ZIP Code        
    Less than $25,000 13.565 2.404 80.679 9.253
    $25,000-$34,999 17.383 1.406 98.592 5.791
    $35,000-$44,999 14.119 1.234 76.209 4.547
    $45,000 or more 10.681 1.290 64.735 6.008
Location of patient residence        
    Metropolitan 10.258 0.825 * *
    Micropolitan 19.130 2.787 * *
    Noncore 33.511 3.342 * *
Hospital characteristic        
Location of inpatient treatment        
    Northeast 8.263 1.123 71.266 11.087
    Midwest 18.734 2.367 122.771 9.131
    South 13.777 1.193 75.669 4.216
    West 11.448 1.369 39.969 3.758

aNumerator excludes transfers from other institutions.

b Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by gender only; when reporting is by gender, the adjustment is by age only.

* Information is unavailable for year 2000.

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

 

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