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Table 1.94b: Hospitalizations for adult asthma per 100,000 population age 18 and over, by State, 2001a

  Adjusted rated
Stateb Estimate Standard error
     
United States 112.842 3.339
     
Arizona 83.521 1.476
California 84.342 0.590
Colorado 72.479 1.521
Florida 113.580 0.946
Georgia 104.199 1.325
Hawaii 108.158 3.421
Illinois 150.377 1.263
Iowa 87.880 2.035
Kansasc 97.570 2.441
Kentucky 135.524 2.135
Maine 81.981 2.896
Maryland 106.566 1.622
Massachusetts 112.798 1.508
Michigan 121.201 1.274
Minnesota 89.547 1.749
Missouri 104.117 1.659
Nebraska 70.099 2.491
New Jersey 126.858 1.393
New York 162.367 1.049
North Carolina 111.983 1.373
Oregon 61.118 1.515
Pennsylvania 136.292 1.205
Rhode Island 107.551 3.608
South Carolina 123.468 2.190
Tennessee 109.064 1.575
Texas 96.236 1.196
Utah 53.298 1.972
Vermont 61.625 3.663
Virginia 109.548 1.422
Washington 70.923 1.266
West Virginia 122.903 2.980
Wisconsin 89.716 1.491
     

a Numerator excludes obstetric and transfers from another hospital.

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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