2010 Healthcare Use Data
|Characteristics||2010 Hospital Inpatient Stays|
|Weighted No. of Visits||SE (Weighted No.)||Rate*||SE* (Rate)|
|Child (aged 0–17 years)†||117,739||9,564||15.9||1.29|
|Adult (aged 18+ years)§||283,266||9,455||12.0||0.40|
|Race, not considering ethnicity|
|U.S. Census Region|
Abbreviations: MSA, Metropolitan Statistical Area; SE, standard error.
Note: Beginning with the 2012 data, the National Inpatient Sample (NIS) was redesigned to optimize national estimates. For consistency, the nationwide statistics for years prior to 2012 were regenerated using new trend weights (TRENDWT).
*Crude rate per 10,000 and SE, standard error.
†Rate of child hospital inpatient stays was calculated using the weighted number of visits for children aged 0-17 years and dividing it by the resident population for children aged 0-17 years per 10,000.
§Rate of adult hospital visits calculated using the weighted number of visits for adults aged 18+ years divided by the resident population for adults aged 18+ years per 10,000.
¶Rate of MSA hospital inpatient stays was calculated by combining the weighted number of visits for large central metro, large fringe metro (suburbs), medium and small metro categories and dividing it by the resident population for MSA per 10,000.
**Rate of Non-MSA hospital inpatient stays was calculated using the weighted number of visits for the micropolitan and noncore (rural) category and dividing it by the resident population for non-MSA per 10,000.
SOURCE: HCUP, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. For more information about HCUP data see http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/external icon