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Disparities Data Details OA-11 by Geographic Location for 2009

Disparities Details by Geographic Location for 2009
OA-11 : Emergency department visits for falls (age adjusted, per 100,000 population, 65+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 5,235.1 (2007)
2020 Target: 4,711.6
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Data Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Geographic Location for OA-11

OA-11 Reduce the rate of emergency department (ED) visits due to falls among older adults

Emergency department visits for falls (age adjusted, per 100,000 population, 65+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 5,235.1 (2007)
2020 Target: 4,711.6
Desired Direction: ↓ Decrease Desired
Geographic Location 2009 Disparity
Metropolitan 5814.3
CI 4,677.8/6,950.9
SE 579.866
÷ 1.000
Best rate
Non-metropolitan 7069.0
CI 4,469.0/9,669.0
SE 1326.527
÷ 1.216
CI
1.000/ 1.724

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2009
  • The better group rate for this objective, 5814.3 ED visits per 100,000 due to falls among older adults (age adjusted), was attained by persons with a provider in a metropolitan area.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 7069.0 ED visits per 100,000 due to falls among older adults (age adjusted), was attained by persons with a provider in a non-metropolitan area.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 1254.6 ED visits per 100,000 due to falls among older adults.
  • The worst group rate was 1.216 times the best group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Geographic Location — 2009

Persons with a provider in a metropolitan area achieved the better group rate for this objective, 5814.3 ED visits per 100,000 due to falls among older adults (age adjusted).

The rate among persons with a provider in a non-metropolitan area was 1.216 times the better group rate.

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