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Table 1.84a: National Management of Asthma, 2000

Hospitalizations for adult asthma per 10,000 population (persons age 18 and over), United States, 2000a
Population group Rate Standard error
Total 12.3 0.6
Age (not age adjusted)
18-64 10.7 0.7
65 and over 19.6 2.0
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 20.8 1.9
White 7.9 0.6
Hispanic DSU DSU
Total, non-Hispanic DSU DSU
  Black or African American DSU DSU
  White DSU DSU
Female 16.9 0.9
Male 7.2 0.6

a  Measure is 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 1.83c: National Management of Asthma, 1998 Table 1.84b: National Management of Asthma, 1999

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