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Volume 16, Number 9—September 2010

Research

Trends in Hospitalizations for Peptic Ulcer Disease, United States, 1998–20051

Lydia B. Feinstein2, Robert C. Holman, Krista L. Yorita Christensen, Claudia A. Steiner, and David L. SwerdlowComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (L.B. Feinstein, R.C. Holman, K.L. Yorita Christensen, D.L. Swerdlow); Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Maryland, USA (C.A. Steiner)

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Figure 1

Age-adjusted hospitalization rates for first-listed discharge diagnoses of peptic ulcer disease (diagnosis codes 531–534 from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification), United States, 1998–2005. A) Overall age-adjusted hospitalization rate. B) Age-adjusted hospitalization rate by gender. C) Age-adjusted hospitalization rate by race/ethnicity. D) Age-adjusted hospitalization rate by region. Source: Nationwide Inpatient Sample (21). Race/ethnicity informati

Figure 1. Age-adjusted hospitalization rates for first-listed discharge diagnoses of peptic ulcer disease (diagnosis codes 531–534 from the International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification), United States, 1998–2005. A) Overall age-adjusted hospitalization rate. B) Age-adjusted hospitalization rate by gender. C) Age-adjusted hospitalization rate by race/ethnicity. D) Age-adjusted hospitalization rate by region. Source: Nationwide Inpatient Sample (21). Race/ethnicity information was missing for 26.0% of hospitalizations.

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1Presented in part at the Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy and Infectious Diseases Society of America; 2008 Oct 28; Washington, DC (abstract number L-4129).

2Current affiliation: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

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