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Table 1.107b
Adult asthma admissions (excluding obstetric admissions 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 136.2 5.0 120.0 3.4
Arizona 95.3 1.6 82.2 1.5
California 95.3 0.6 85.0 0.6
Colorado 82.1 1.6 77.6 1.6
Florida 132.4 1.0 120.0 1.0
Georgia 129.5 1.5 118.0 1.4
Hawaii 110.1 3.4 116.4 3.6
Illinois 166.4 1.3 155.8 1.3
Iowa 74.3 1.8 74.9 1.8
Kansas 102.1 2.3 99.6 2.4
Kentucky 167.2 2.3 145.1 2.2
Maine 87.9 2.9 76.6 2.8
Maryland 131.3 1.8 116.5 1.7
Massachusetts 131.1 1.6 111.7 1.5
Michigan 135.3 1.3 122.8 1.3
Minnesota 88.1 1.7 86.2 1.7
Missouri 113.3 1.6 103.7 1.6
Nebraska 73.3 2.4 63.7 2.3
Nevada 101.6 2.5 98.8 2.7
New Hampshire 72.5 2.7 -- --
New Jersey 157.6 1.5 136.8 1.4
New York 180.5 1.1 170.9 1.1
North Carolina 133.1 1.5 118.5 1.4
Oregon 67.1 1.6 68.4 1.6
Rhode Island 116.3 3.7 106.9 3.6
South Carolina 158.3 2.5 145.2 2.6
Tennessee 134.7 1.7 114.2 1.6
Texas 116.0 1.1 105.8 1.1
Utah 64.3 2.2 54.6 2.0
Vermont 67.5 3.8 48.6 3.2
Virginia 123.3 1.5 109.8 1.4
Washington 70.9 1.3 74.5 1.3
West Virginia 184.7 3.6 133.9 3.1
Wisconsin 96.4 1.5 84.9 1.4

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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