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Table 1.83b: National Management of Asthma, 1999

Hospitalizations for pediatric asthma per 10,000 population (persons under age 18), United States, 1999a
Population group Rate Standard error
Total 28.0 4.0
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 57.4 11.3
White 15.6 2.9
Hispanic DSU DSU
Total, non-Hispanic DSU DSU
  Black or African American DSU DSU
  White DSU DSU
Female 23.2 3.4
Male 32.6 4.9

a  Measure is not age adjusted.

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 1.83a: National Management of Asthma, 2000 Table 1.83c: National Management of Asthma, 1998

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