Skip Navigation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Agency for Healthcare Research Quality
Archive print banner
2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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 It was current when produced and may now be outdated. Archive material is no longer maintained, and some links may not work.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: Let us know the nature of the problem, the Web address of what you want, and your contact information.

Please go to for current information.

Table 1.64: National Treatment of Pediatric Gastroenteritis, 2000

Pediatric gastroenteritis admissions (excluding obstetric and neonatal admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population age less than 18 years, by patient and hospital characteristics, United States, 2000
  Adjusted ratea
Population group Estimate Standard error
Total 108.593 5.928
Patient characteristic
0-4 302.058 17.529
5-9 54.142 3.007
10-14 30.162 1.558
15-17 27.228 1.445
Male 113.988 6.332
Female 102.953 5.636
Median income of patient zip
Less than $25,000 151.526 26.877
$25,000-$34,999 136.372 9.609
$35,000-$44,999 110.091 7.275
$45,000 or more 85.146 7.109
Location of patient residence
MSA 99.137 6.731
Non-MSA 139.535 9.062
Hospital characteristic
Location of inpatient treatment
Northeast 106.488 14.339
Midwest 101.425 9.310
South 130.788 11.682
West 83.751 10.966

a Rates are adjusted by age and sex using the total U.S. as the standard population; when reporting is by age, the adjustment is by sex only; when reporting is by sex, 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.

Table 1.63: National Childhood Dental Care, 2000 Table 1.65: National Treatment of Depression, 1998-2001

Return to Tables Appendix
Return to Contents


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


AHRQ Advancing Excellence in Health Care