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Table 1.47a: Hospitalizations for congestive heart failure per 1,000 population, United States, 1998 and 2001

  2001 1998
Population group Ratea Standard Error Ratea Standard Error
    Total 3.5 0.1 3.7 0.1
Age (not age adjusted)        
    0-44 0.2 0.0    
    45-64 3.1 0.2 3.1 0.2
    65-74 11.9 0.7 13.4 0.8
    75-84 26.1 1.4 27.7 1.4
    85 and over 49.5 3.7 49.9 2.7
    American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Asian or Pacific Islander only DSU DSU DSU DSU
        Asian only DSU DSU DSU DSU
        Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Black or African American only 5.0 0.3 5.2 0.4
    White only 2.6 0.1 2.7 0.1
    Hispanic or Latino DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Not Hispanic or Latino DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Not Hispanic - Black or African American only DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Not Hispanic - White only DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Male 3.8 0.1 4.0 0.2
    Female 3.3 0.1 3.5 0.1

a Rates are age adjusted.

b Race categories have changed in 2000 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.


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