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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.89a
Immunization-preventable influenza admissions (excluding 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   38.2 2.6 13.4 0.8
           
Age 65-69 19.5 1.5 8.7 0.8
70-74 28.9 1.9 9.6 0.9
75-79 39.8 3.0 14.2 1.2
80-84 55.3 4.6 17.3 1.8
85 and over 80.4 7.5 25.7 2.3
           
Gender Male 40.7 3.1 12.0 0.9
Female 37.1 2.4 14.3 0.9
           
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 53.8 9.4 13.6 2.4
$25,000-$34,999 54.3 5.2 17.4 1.4
$35,000-$44,999 41.5 3.3 14.1 1.2
$45,000 or more 27.7 3.3 10.7 1.3
           
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 25.3 3.2 9.6 1.1
Metropolitan-small 40.5 5.6 11.4 1.3
Micropolitan 51.4 6.2 19.1 2.8
Noncore 82.9 9.8 33.5 3.3
           
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 28.1 6.8 8.3 1.1
Midwest 64.3 6.9 18.7 2.4
South 39.3 3.6 13.8 1.2
West 15.6 1.8 11.4 1.4
           

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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