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Table 1.83a: National Management of Asthma, 2000

Hospitalizations for pediatric asthma per 10,000 population (persons under age 18), United States, 2000a
Population group Rate Standard error
Total 29.5 4.7
American Indian or Alaska Native DSU DSU
Asian or Pacific Islander DSU DSU
   Asian DSU DSU
   Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander DSU DSU
Black or African American 59.6 13.9
White 17.1 3.3
Hispanic DSU DSU
Total, non-Hispanic DSU DSU
   Black or African American DSU DSU
   White DSU DSU
Female 23.9 3.8
Male 34.7 6.0

a  Measure is not age adjusted.

Race categories have changed and may not be comparable to those used in previous years.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey.

Table 1.82: National Management of Asthma, 1999-2000 Table 1.83b: National Management of Asthma, 1999

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