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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.94a
Immunization-preventable influenza admissions (excluding transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 65 years and older, United States, 2001 and 2003
    2003 2001
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 68.6 3.0 13.4 0.8
Age 65-69 37.5 2.0 8.7 0.8
70-74 54.1 2.7 9.6 0.9
75-79 68.2 3.5 14.2 1.2
80-84 96.6 5.1 17.3 1.8
85 and over 142.5 7.4 25.7 2.3
Gender Male 74.5 3.6 12.0 0.9
Female 65.6 2.8 14.3 0.9
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 69.4 11.2 13.6 2.4
$25,000-$34,999 87.5 6.9 17.4 1.4
$35,000-$44,999 76.5 4.6 14.1 1.2
$45,000 or more 55.7 3.4 10.7 1.3
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 47.0 3.5 9.6 1.1
Metropolitan-small 75.5 7.4 11.4 1.3
Micropolitan 89.1 7.9 19.1 2.8
Noncore 134.2 10.4 33.5 3.3
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 36.5 5.2 8.3 1.1
Midwest 104.6 7.3 18.7 2.4
South 71.7 5.4 13.8 1.2
West 53.7 5.1 11.4 1.4

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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