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Table 1.51b
Admissions for congestive heart failure (excluding patients with cardiac procedures, obstetric and neonatal conditions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 18 years and older, by State, 2002 and 2003
  2003 2002
State Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 482.6 10.8 498.2 11.0
Arizona 280.4 2.6 288.5 2.8
California 372.2 1.2 396.7 1.3
Colorado 247.9 2.9 271.1 3.2
Florida 447.3 1.6 460.1 1.7
Georgia 567.9 3.2 558.7 3.3
Hawaii 307.4 5.4 321.9 5.8
Illinois 544.2 2.4 560.6 2.4
Iowa 318.0 3.4 336.1 3.5
Kansas 362.6 4.0 427.9 4.6
Kentucky 644.9 4.4 647.7 4.6
Maine 343.8 5.3 358.2 5.6
Maryland 478.6 3.4 488.5 3.5
Massachusetts 396.1 2.7 404.2 2.8
Michigan 515.7 2.5 532.9 2.6
Minnesota 305.1 3.0 322.0 3.2
Missouri 508.2 3.2 526.6 3.5
Nebraska 286.3 4.4 311.5 4.8
Nevada 348.0 4.9 373.5 5.6
New Hampshire 311.4 5.5 -- --
New Jersey 527.7 2.7 539.6 2.8
New York 430.9 1.7 449.8 1.7
North Carolina 500.4 2.8 491.6 2.9
Oregon 254.6 3.0 271.3 3.1
Rhode Island 444.2 6.7 477.4 7.0
South Carolina 532.9 4.3 548.9 4.5
Tennessee 607.9 3.6 600.4 3.7
Texas 537.3 2.3 549.0 2.8
Utah 244.5 4.4 240.1 4.5
Vermont 265.5 7.1 265.1 7.4
Virginia 464.4 2.9 464.2 3.0
Washington 254.6 2.4 270.1 2.5
West Virginia 628.3 5.9 646.2 6.2
Wisconsin 337.7 2.7 358.1 2.8

a Estimates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population. Note: For Kansas, rate biased upward because data element was not available to exclude transfers.

-- Statistic cannot be calculated.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).State estimates are from the State Inpatient Databases (SID); not all States participate in HCUP.Estimates for the total are from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which is drawn from the SID and weighted to give national estimates.

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