Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.hhs.gov
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality www.ahrq.gov
Archive print banner

This information is for reference purposes only. It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work. Persons with disabilities having difficulty accessing this information should contact us at: https://info.ahrq.gov. Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to www.ahrq.gov for current information.

Table 1.110a
Pediatric asthma admissions (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, ages 2-17, United States, 2003 and 2004
Population group 2004 2003
Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total   155.5 12.4 178.1 13.1
Age 2-4 357.4 28.5 380.5 26.6
5-9 171.6 13.8 195.5 15.0
10-14 86.3 7.6 109.1 9.2
15-17 53.5 4.3 72.8 5.6
Gender Male 184.9 14.9 212.9 15.9
Female 124.8 9.8 141.6 10.4
Median income of patient's ZIP Code Less than $25,000 389.7 84.8 504.8 119.8
$25,000-$34,999 224.8 25.2 250.8 24.7
$35,000-$44,999 149.8 11.9 173.7 12.9
$45,000 or more 109.6 9.2 128.9 9.3
Location of patient residence Metropolitan-large 169.5 21.1 215.3 23.8
Metropolitan-small 133.6 17.5 130.3 13.9
Micropolitan 152.3 16.9 131.9 11.6
Noncore 144.4 12.7 152.2 13.7
Region of inpatient treatment Northeast 239.0 44.3 290.2 49.1
Midwest 121.0 19.1 157.4 29.2
South 157.8 19.0 178.9 17.9
West 123.9 22.0 114.0 15.0

a Rates 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, 2003 and 2004.

 

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.

 

AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care