HCUP Statistical Briefs - Elderly
These HCUP Statistical Briefs provide statistics about elderly patients' hospital stays and emergency department visits in the United States. Topics include falls, end-of-life hospitalizations, and nursing home transitions.
#244 Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits Among Patients Aged 65 Years and Older, 2010 and 2015 (PDF file, 537 KB; HTML). Infographic (PDF file, 318 KB; HTML)
#141 Transitions between Nursing Homes and Hospitals in the Elderly Population, 2009 (PDF file, 261 KB; HTML).
#103 Hospital Utilization among Oldest Adults, 2008 (PDF file, 295 KB; HTML). News Brief
#83 Potentially Preventable Hospitalization Rates Declined for Older Adults, 2003–2007 (PDF file, 190 KB; HTML). News Brief
#81 The Costs of End-of-Life Hospitalizations, 2007 (PDF file, 149 KB; HTML). News Brief
#80 Emergency Department Visits for Injurious Falls among the Elderly, 2006 (PDF file, 264 KB; HTML). News Brief
#79 Hospital Utilization among Near-Elderly Adults, Ages 55 to 64 Years, 2007 (PDF file, 237 KB; HTML). News Brief
#14 Trends in Elderly Hospitalizations, 1997–2004 (PDF file, 160 KB; HTML). News Brief
#6 Hospitalizations in the Elderly Population, 2003 (PDF file, 340 KB; HTML). News Brief

Internet Citation: HCUP Statistical Briefs - Elderly. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). February 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb_elderly.jsp.
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