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Table 1 Rates of acute hospital admissions in a nursing home population and the corresponding community dwelling population

From: Acute hospital admissions among nursing home residents: a population-based observational study

  Nursing home population 2007-2008 Community-dwelling population 2007-2008*
  Total Men Women Total Men Women
  Person-years Admissions ( n ) Mean annual admission rate Person-years Admissions ( n ) Mean annual admission rate Person-years Admissions ( n ) Mean annual admission rate Person-years Admissions ( n )** Mean annual admission rate Person-years Admissions ( n ) Mean annual admission rate Person-years Admissions ( n ) Mean annual admission rate
Total 3 927 2 451 0.6 1 129 930 0.8 2 798 1 521 0.5 58 196 15 052 0.3 23 781 6 574 0.3 37 230 8 478 0.2
67-79 years 740 531 0.7 316 274 0.9 424 257 0.6 39 296 6 767 0.2 17 268 3 471 0.2 21 712 3 296 0.2
80-89 years 1 941 1 322 0.7 586 493 0.8 1 354 829 0.6 16 690 6 787 0.4 5 995 2 685 0.5 10 110 4 102 0.4
90+ years 1 246 598 0.5 227 163 0.7 1 019 435 0.4 2 210 1 498 0.7 518 418 0.8 1 465 1 080 0.7
  1. Notes: *The number of person-years for the community-dwelling population is based on the mean numbers from Table 05277 from Statistics Norway (2007 and 2009).
  2. **The overall number of admissions minus the admissions from the nursing home population.