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Table 1.106b
Pediatric asthma admissions (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 216.9 15.6 187.6 14.2
Arizona 171.4 3.5 141.9 3.3
California 148.1 1.2 154.4 1.3
Colorado 174.0 3.9 174.9 3.9
Florida 268.8 2.7 238.5 2.5
Georgia 174.4 2.8 184.2 2.9
Hawaii 132.8 6.6 160.7 7.4
Illinois 181.2 2.4 179.5 2.4
Iowa 103.4 3.8 93.8 3.6
Kansas 176.3 5.2 162.8 5.0
Kentucky 316.4 5.7 273.3 5.3
Maine 135.8 7.0 111.5 6.3
Maryland 211.2 3.9 176.7 3.6
Massachusetts 199.9 3.6 154.4 3.2
Michigan 227.2 3.0 200.8 2.8
Minnesota 143.7 3.5 125.3 3.3
Missouri 206.8 3.8 220.7 4.1
Nebraska 99.5 4.7 91.0 4.6
Nevada 142.7 5.0 141.7 5.2
New Hampshire 76.4 5.0 -- --
New Jersey 262.1 3.5 225.6 3.3
New York 341.2 2.7 303.9 2.6
North Carolina 187.1 3.1 196.1 3.1
Oregon 68.7 2.8 75.2 3.0
Rhode Island 225.7 9.5 212.4 9.3
South Carolina 266.3 5.3 314.2 5.8
Tennessee 184.2 3.6 221.6 4.0
Texas 193.9 2.0 210.4 2.4
Utah 90.5 3.4 91.8 3.5
Vermont 80.5 7.8 54.9 6.3
Virginia 210.2 3.4 187.2 3.3
Washington 110.9 2.7 149.2 3.1
West Virginia 258.0 8.2 197.8 7.2
Wisconsin 143.1 3.3 118.0 3.0

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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