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Table 1.84b: National Management of Asthma, 1999

Hospitalizations for adult asthma per 10,000 population (persons age 18 and over), United States, 1999a
Population group Rate Standard error
Total 13.6 0.6
Age (not age adjusted)
18-64 12.0 0.7
65 and over 21.2 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 27.5 2.5
White 8.7 0.5
Hispanic DSU DSU
Total, non-Hispanic DSU DSU
   Black or African American DSU DSU
   White DSU DSU
Female 19.4 1.0
Male 7.3 0.5

a  Measure is 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 1.84a: National Management of Asthma, 2000 Table 1.84c: National Management of Asthma, 1998

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