Figure 18
Hospitalizations for Asthma By Gender

Gender Rate per 10,000 Population
Male  
     Under 5 71.4
     5 to 64 8.5
     65 and over 11.8
Female  
     Under 5 40.3
     5 to 64 14.8
     65 and over 27.9

Source: CDC Wonder. DATA2010...the Healthy People 2010 Database. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, January 2004

   
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