Table 8_3_2-8

2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

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Table 8_3_2.8
Asthma admissions (excluding patients with cystic fibrosis or anomalies of the respiratory system, obstetric admissions and transfers from other institutions) per 100,000 population, age 65 and over, by State, 2000, 2004-2007
 20072006200520042000
StateRateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSERateaSE
United States216.36.8231.68.3245.37.8219.97.1159.35.2
Arizona158.94.5171.64.8204.25.3166.64.9115.44.4
Arkansas165.16.5195.57.1239.87.9203.07.3DNCDNC
California190.82.2196.42.2223.12.4193.62.3137.31.9
Colorado139.45.4154.95.8164.36.0129.35.4108.34.9
Connecticut203.96.6201.06.6224.97.3194.06.7130.05.3
Florida219.92.7235.32.8254.62.9231.52.8138.52.2
Georgia229.45.1248.75.3288.95.9237.25.3151.64.2
Hawaii198.212.2209.511.0218.311.5202.611.0219.612.3
Illinois251.14.1265.84.2280.04.3255.94.1192.43.5
Indiana221.05.3229.25.5260.85.9221.55.4DNCDNC
Iowa123.75.3118.35.2144.45.8117.25.2104.14.8
Kansas157.17.4188.18.5199.47.9176.37.7109.45.9
Kentucky233.36.8286.87.3310.57.8261.17.1197.26.5
Maine132.68.2129.98.1DNCDNCDNCDNC130.98.7
Maryland313.06.9312.86.9278.86.6218.25.9150.25.0
Massachusetts256.85.7280.26.0259.15.5228.45.2165.94.4
Michigan227.54.3238.54.4242.14.4219.94.2144.73.4
Minnesota153.35.3155.85.4171.75.7148.75.4DNCDNC
Missouri161.14.5172.84.7185.24.9168.24.7103.53.8
Nebraska121.97.4159.28.5177.49.7146.98.6DNCDNC
Nevada134.17.0157.47.8198.38.8159.58.3DNCDNC
New Hampshire122.98.6116.18.5117.68.6127.29.0DNCDNC
New Jersey277.45.0287.15.0286.15.0262.74.8149.63.6
New York289.03.4294.23.4297.33.4294.43.4230.83.0
North Carolina206.74.4217.84.5246.44.9214.34.6169.74.2
Ohio247.64.1259.34.2277.94.4234.04.0DNCDNC
Oklahoma199.56.6198.46.5234.67.1DNCDNCDNCDNC
Oregon123.55.1117.55.0147.75.7110.84.9104.74.8
Rhode Island197.611.6212.311.9222.912.0175.010.6DNCDNC
South Carolina232.96.5230.66.6265.17.2231.18.1182.86.9
South DakotaDNCDNC184.718.5212.016.7DNCDNCDNCDNC
Tennessee233.96.1248.06.1267.96.3237.85.7158.74.6
Texas232.23.5240.83.6268.04.2234.95.4161.84.2
Utah84.36.2106.37.4127.88.1131.98.1102.87.2
Vermont133.212.7121.712.1147.313.4110.311.8DNCDNC
Virginia216.44.9234.45.2DNCDNCDNCDNC190.44.9
Washington113.23.9108.23.9123.84.2114.24.1108.03.9
West Virginia273.69.9297.610.2336.910.9355.311.5164.87.7
Wisconsin144.14.5147.64.6165.14.9146.14.5125.64.2
Wyoming120.114.1DNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNCDNC

a Rates are adjusted by age and gender using the total U.S. population for 2000 as the standard population.

DNC - Data were not collected.

Key: SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) databases and AHRQ Quality Indicators, version 3.1.� State estimates are from the State Inpatient Databases (SID).� Not all States participate in HCUP.� Estimates for the total United States are from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, which is drawn from the SID and weighted to give national estimates.

 

Current as of February 2011
Internet Citation: Table 8_3_2-8: 2010 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. February 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr10/8_respiratorydiseases/T8_3_2-8.html