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Table 3 ACSH rates and variation statistics, by sex. Community of Madrid

From: Geographic variations in avoidable hospitalizations in the elderly, in a health system with universal coverage

   All ACSC hospitalizations
   Both sexes Men Women
N Health districts 34 34 34
  Population 2,428,373 972,093 1,456,280
  Cases 64,409 32,221 32,188
Rates Crude rate 26.52 33.15 22.10
  Adjusted rate 26.27 35.57 20.45
  Minimum 12.20 17.66 8.30
  Maximum 69.03 88.48 51.99
  Percentile 5 12.64 19.16 9.37
  Percentile 25 19.12 25.16 15.55
  Percentile 50 28.03 37.01 21.89
  Percentile 75 40.67 48.00 32.90
  Percentile 95 66.56 78.77 51.90
Variation statistics CV 0.47 0.47 0.48
  SCV 0.33 0.20 0.37
  wCV 0.61 0.62 0.61
  Chi-square <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
Ratio of variation RV 5.66 5.01 6.26
  RV P5-P95 5.26 4.11 5.54
  RV P25-P75 2.13 1.91 2.12
  1. CV: coefficient of variation. SCV: systematic coefficient of variation. wCV: weighted coefficient of variation. RV: ratio of variation. ACSC: Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions. ACSH: Hospitalizations for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions