Total hospital admission. The histogram presents the average two-year age-standardized hospital admission rates to the local general hospital and to other Norwegian hospitals per 1,000 inhabitants aged 60+ residing in the ICHM (Stjørdal) and the CM (Verdal) in 2005–2012. Source: NPR. The map illustrates the distances between the municipalities, the local general hospital and the university hospital (the two municipalities’ main urban centers are marked). ICHM (Intermediate Care Hospital Municipality). CM (Comparative Municipality).