Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner
2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 1.95b: Asthma admissionsa per 100,000 population, age 65 and older, by State, 2001

  Adjusted rated
Stateb Estimate Standard error
     
United States 170.640 5.362
     
Arizona 133.953 4.451
California 156.833 2.050
Colorado 128.170 5.242
Florida 157.601 2.308
Georgia 170.351 4.418
Hawaii 215.131 11.949
Illinois 212.426 3.621
Iowa 119.272 5.201
Kansasc 131.663 6.513
Kentucky 173.842 5.707
Maine 124.889 8.382
Maryland 158.142 5.040
Massachusetts 164.245 4.308
Michigan 155.207 3.508
Minnesota 151.976 5.528
Missouri 119.085 4.015
Nebraska 139.944 8.222
New Jersey 165.702 3.756
New York 229.554 2.982
North Carolina 179.210 4.226
Oregon 117.304 5.008
Pennsylvania 196.169 3.209
Rhode Island 159.814 9.925
South Carolina 183.610 6.422
Tennessee 168.632 4.698
Texas 179.766 4.368
Utah 118.301 7.664
Vermont 123.848 12.827
Virginia 181.404 4.671
Washington 123.240 4.140
West Virginia 187.267 8.163
Wisconsin 132.113 4.244
     

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.

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care