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Table 1.51a
Hospitalizations for congestive heart failure per 1,000 population, United States, 2002 and 2003
    2003 2002
Population group Ratea Standard error Ratea Standard error
Total 3.4 0.1 3.4 0.1
Age, not age adjusted 0-44 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
45-64 3.1 0.2 3.3 0.2
65-74 11.2 0.6 11.7 0.7
75-84 26.3 1.6 23.0 1.1
85 and over 44.4 3.2 45.7 2.9
Asian only DSU DSU DSU DSU
Black only 4.9 0.3 5.3 0.3
White only 2.4 0.1 2.4 0.1
Gender Male 3.9 0.2 3.6 0.1
Female 3.1 0.1 3.2 0.1

a Estimates are age adjusted to the 2000 standard population, except where indicated.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey.

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