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Table 1.93b: Hospitalizations for pediatric asthma per 100,000 population under age 18, by State, 2001a

  Adjusted rated
Stateb Estimate Standard error
     
United States 188.601 17.015
     
Arizona 114.738 2.845
California 149.063 1.260
Colorado 159.413 3.730
Florida 242.276 2.553
Georgia 176.636 2.833
Hawaii 125.625 6.407
Illinois 187.391 2.401
Iowa 106.256 3.831
Kansasc 159.981 5.098
Kentucky 279.351 5.438
Maine 106.210 5.815
Maryland 215.772 4.017
Massachusetts 169.959 3.405
Michigan 221.439 2.908
Minnesota 129.228 3.349
Missouri 220.948 4.423
Nebraska 88.752 4.541
New Jersey 266.117 3.660
New York 315.306 2.613
North Carolina 188.597 3.165
Oregon 66.304 2.758
Pennsylvania 268.755 3.089
Rhode Island 195.887 8.927
South Carolina 274.802 5.422
Tennessee 199.400 3.794
Texas 192.289 2.266
Utah 72.123 3.000
Vermont 81.211 7.257
Virginia 223.643 3.567
Washington 134.869 2.939
West Virginia 215.682 7.422
Wisconsin 120.575 2.927
     

a Numerator excludes obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions.

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

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

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

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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