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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.103a
Asthma admissions (excluding obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 65 years and older, United States, 2001 and 2002
    2002 2001
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
           
Total   204.0 6.2 178.8 5.6
           
Age 65-69 181.1 6.9 152.7 5.8
70-74 200.0 7.0 165.2 6.1
75-79 217.5 7.8 189.0 7.1
80-84 233.3 8.8 216.7 8.5
85 and over 212.8 7.9 208.8 8.8
           
Gender Male 133.8 4.7 119.0 4.6
Female 254.6 7.8 221.7 6.9
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 312.3 36.1 249.8 28.3
$25,000-$34,999 223.3 14.0 198.7 12.0
$35,000-$44,999 209.2 10.7 176.7 9.1
$45,000 or more 182.5 8.7 159.6 8.5
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 231.4 13.0 200.2 11.6
Metropolitan-small 168.8 13.0 144.8 11.9
Micropolitan 191.8 17.4 183.2 15.4
Noncore 188.6 16.5 167.0 12.5
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 227.5 14.8 190.1 14.2
Midwest 187.1 10.8 178.9 10.8
South 221.7 11.6 186.4 9.4
West 167.8 10.9 152.9 11.5
           

a Estimates 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.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2001 and 2002.

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