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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.75a
Admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age less than 18 years, United States, 2001 and 2003
    2003 2001
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 90.8 6.1 106.3 7.2
Age 0-4 243.0 17.4 290.6 20.4
5-9 49.8 3.5 58.4 4.6
10-14 26.7 1.7 28.5 2.0
15-17 27.9 1.7 27.1 1.6
Gender Male 95.1 6.5 112.6 7.6
Female 86.4 5.8 99.7 6.9
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 145.1 29.7 143.7 24.4
$25,000-$34,999 133.5 13.6 150.3 16.5
$35,000-$44,999 94.1 7.3 109.6 9.0
$45,000 or more 68.8 5.1 78.4 6.6
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 87.4 9.9 100.0 12.4
Metropolitan-small 84.4 10.1 100.1 10.4
Micropolitan 93.9 8.3 127.5 12.8
Noncore 144.0 17.5 149.2 13.9
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 136.2 25.5 137.5 27.9
Midwest 74.4 8.3 115.8 12.7
South 100.4 8.1 111.4 10.0
West 59.2 9.5 67.2 11.2

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.

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