Connections / Robeson county had 99 preventable hospital visits among Medicare enrollees in 2013–the highest in the state.

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Preventable Hospitalizations

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Estimates calculated using hospitalization rate for ambulatory-care sensitive conditions per 1,000 Medicare enrollees age 65 and older. 2011-2009 data reflects those years. 2007 data is from 2006-2007; 2006 from 2005-2006.

Source: RWJ County Health Rankings by the authors of the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care

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Per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees

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Per 1,000 Medicare Enrollees

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Preventable Hospitalizations

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