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Number of hospital emergency department visits with a first listed diagnosis of COPD (ICD-9-CM codes 490-492, 496) among adults aged 45 years and over
Number of adults aged 45 years and over
FOR SINGLE DATA YEARS: Emergency department visit rates are calculated using the July 1 estimates of the civilian noninstitutionalized population from the Vintage matching the data year for the postcensal period based on the 2000 census. For example, July 1, 2007 civilian noninstitutionalized population estimates from Vintage 2007 are used as the denominator for 2007 rates. Rates for 2010 are also calculated using the July 1 estimates based on the 2000 census.
- Total: 45-64, 65-74, 75+
- Sex: 45-64, 65-74, 75+
- Race/Ethnicity: 45-64, 65-74, 75+
- Geographic Location: 45-64, 65-74, 75+
This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.