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Table 1.93a: Hospitalizations for pediatric asthma per 10,000 population under age 18, United States, 1998 and 2001

  2001 1998
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 26.2 3.8 24.2 4.0
    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 55.9 11.5 49.1 10.0
    White only 16.2 2.7 14.7 3.1
    Hispanic or Latino DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Not Hispanic of Latino DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Black or African American DSU DSU DSU DSU
    Male 31.9 4.7 29.4 5.1
    Female 20.2 3.1 18.7 2.9

a Rates are not age adjusted.

b Race classification changed in 2000. Data for 2000 and later years may not be comparable to data from 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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