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Figure 27. Admissions for Acute Conditions

Region, 2000

Bar chart showing rates per 100,000 population by region for 2000 for acute conditions. Go to Text Description below for details.

Figure 27: Admissions for Acute Conditions (Text Description)

Region, 2000

Rates per 100,000 Populationa

Acute Condition Northeast (a) South Midwest West
Bacterial pneumonia 372 420* 377 297*
Dehydration 133 159* 127 101*
Urinary tract infections 130 176* 133 125
Perforated appendix 287 320* 323* 317*
Pediatric gastroenteritis 106 131 101 84

* = statistically different from (a) at p < 0.05. Rates are adjusted by age and sex, using year 2000 as the standard population.
a Admission rate populations vary by type of condition. Bacterial pneumonia, dehydration, urinary tract infections, and perforated appendix include individuals of all ages; pediatric gastroenteritis includes children less than 18 years of age.

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