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Table 1.112b
Asthma admissions (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system, obstetric admissions, and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 65 and over, by State, 2003 and 2004
State 2004 2003
Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 219.9 7.1 231.1 7.9
Arizona 166.6 4.9 152.0 4.8
Arkansas 203.0 7.3 DNC DNC
California 193.6 2.3 200.8 2.3
Colorado 129.3 5.4 151.7 5.8
Florida 231.5 2.8 214.9 2.7
Georgia 237.2 5.3 243.5 5.4
Hawaii 202.6 11.0 218.9 11.4
Illinois 255.9 4.1 259.3 4.1
Iowa 117.2 5.2 126.6 5.4
Kansas 176.3 7.7 160.0 6.9
Kentucky 261.1 7.1 254.6 7.0
Maryland 218.2 5.9 204.6 5.7
Massachusetts 228.4 5.2 204.2 4.8
Michigan 219.9 4.2 195.9 4.0
Minnesota 148.7 5.4 163.0 5.6
Missouri 168.2 4.7 150.7 4.4
Nebraska 146.9 8.6 139.6 7.7
Nevada 159.5 8.3 141.7 7.7
New Hampshire 127.2 9.0 105.4 8.1
New Jersey 262.7 4.8 235.6 4.5
New York 294.4 3.4 278.3 3.3
North Carolina 214.3 4.6 230.2 4.7
Ohio 234.0 4.0 226.8 3.9
Oregon 110.8 4.9 139.0 5.5
Rhode Island 175.0 10.6 178.3 10.7
South Carolina 231.1 8.1 270.8 8.0
Tennessee 237.8 5.7 229.6 5.5
Texas 234.9 5.4 251.2 4.4
Utah 131.9 8.1 150.5 8.8
Vermont 110.3 11.8 124.9 12.4
Virginia 237.6 5.3 240.1 5.3
Washington 114.2 4.1 131.7 4.4
West Virginia 355.3 11.5 320.4 10.6
Wisconsin 146.1 4.5 156.6 4.7

a Estimates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population.

DNC - Data were not collected.

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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