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Acute Care Utilization by County
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County of Residence Differences: Hospitalization rates based on county of residence vary with Kaua'i County's rates being the highest in the state (109 per 1,000 population) and Honolulu County's rate the lowest (87 per 1,000 population). Between 1995 and 2008, the rate of hospitalization stayed the same in Maui County and Kauai County, while it decreased in Hawai'i County (4 percent decrease)and Honolulu County (1 percent decrease). Hawai'i's hospitalization rate of 90 discharges per 1,000 population in 2008 was well below the U.S. rate of 131.

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Source: Hawaii Health Information Corporation, Inpatient Database.
Note: Based on county of residence of discharged patient from non-federal hospitals only. Includes newborns defined as MDC 15.