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Table 1.75b
Admissions for pediatric gastroenteritis (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age less than 18 years, by State, 2002 and 2003
  2003 2002
State Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 90.8 6.1 92.0 6.7
Arizona 63.1 2.1 59.2 2.1
California 67.9 0.8 75.9 0.9
Colorado 46.6 2.0 52.2 2.1
Florida 113.1 1.7 115.2 1.8
Georgia 73.9 1.8 86.7 2.0
Hawaii 92.4 5.5 82.9 5.3
Illinois 80.2 1.6 98.0 1.7
Iowa 92.9 3.6 128.0 4.3
Kansas 83.9 3.6 87.4 3.7
Kentucky 160.0 4.0 173.3 4.2
Maine 62.6 4.8 46.2 4.0
Maryland 56.2 2.0 50.6 1.9
Massachusetts 44.7 1.7 41.5 1.7
Michigan 74.5 1.7 77.2 1.8
Minnesota 87.8 2.7 99.4 3.0
Missouri 85.8 2.5 89.8 2.6
Nebraska 77.4 4.1 104.8 5.0
Nevada 36.6 2.6 44.7 2.9
New Hampshire 32.8 3.3 -- --
New Jersey 129.3 2.4 144.3 2.6
New York 113.1 1.6 133.4 1.7
North Carolina 93.1 2.1 96.0 2.2
Oregon 38.5 2.1 54.6 2.5
Rhode Island 38.9 4.0 36.1 3.8
South Carolina 114.5 3.5 111.0 3.3
Tennessee 133.0 3.1 131.0 3.1
Texas 94.5 1.6 98.4 2.0
Utah 32.5 2.0 30.9 2.0
Vermont 48.1 6.0 43.7 5.7
Virginia 80.4 2.1 83.4 2.2
Washington 49.0 1.8 63.6 2.1
West Virginia 141.8 6.1 136.6 6.0
Wisconsin 58.3 2.1 64.0 2.2

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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