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Table 2 Age adjusted admission rate

From: Reduced hospitalization rates are not associated with increased mortality or readmission rates in an emergency department in Israel

  2010 2014 2016
age group Total visits Admitted Admission rate per 1000 capita Total visits Admitted Admission rate per 1000 capita Total visits Admitted Admission rate per 1000 capita
16–39 14607 2666 18.3% 0.99 14966 2183 14.6% 0.78 15641 1939 12.4% 0.67
40–59 11434 4381 38.3% 2.77 12196 3565 29.2% 2.07 12508 3326 26.6% 1.87
60–79 15661 9303 59.4% 10.93 17224 8459 49.1% 8.82 18033 8087 44.8% 7.46
80+ 11535 8377 72.6% 40.27 12202 7673 62.9% 32.66 12884 7388 57.3% 30.40
  1. Admission rates dropped in all age groups. This Change was profound in the elderly population, where age adjusted admissions per 1000 capita dropped by ¼