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Table 3 County-level ACS Hospitalization Rates among Estimated Uninsured Populations, by Age Group, Eight States, 2002.

From: Association between community health center and rural health clinic presence and county-level hospitalization rates for ambulatory care sensitive conditions: an analysis across eight US states

  Unadjusted Rate per 1000 95% confidence interval P-value
Children (Ages 0 – 17)
CHC Only (n = 27) 1.65 (0.98, 2.31) 0.4213
RHC Only (n = 50) 1.12 (0.71, 1.53) 0.3267
RHC&CHC (n = 12) 2.40 (-0.19, 4.99) 0.3973
Neither (n = 160) 1.36 (1.06, 1.47) n/a
Working age adults (Ages 18 – 64)
CHC Only (n = 59) 8.44 (7.42, 9.46) 0.0029
RHC Only (n = 137) 11.18 (10.18, 12.17) 0.2261
RHC&CHC (n = 27) 13.20 (9.40, 17.00) 0.1499
Neither (n = 308) 10.40 (9.62, 11.18) n/a
  1. Source: Authors' analysis using year 2002 State Inpatient Databases representing 8 states, and the 2002 Area Resource File; analysis for children limited to counties having at least 1,000 uninsured children ages 0–17; analysis of adults limited to counties having at least 1,000 uninsured adults ages 18–64.