TABLE 2.1 Utilization of Community Hospitals by Geographic Division for Selected Years, United States, 1983–1993

 

Year

Average Annual Percent Change

 

1983

1984

1987

1990

1991

1992

1993

1983–1984

1984–1987

1987–1990

1992–1993

1990–1993

1983–1993

 

Number

Total hospitals

U.S. total

5,783

5,759

5,611

5,384

5,342

5,292

5,261

-0.4

-0.9

-1.4

-0.6

-0.8

-0.9

Metropolitan

3,070

3,063

3,012

2,924

2,921

3,007

3,012

-0.2

-0.6

-1.0

0.2

1.0

-0.2

Nonmetropolitan

2,713

2,696

2,599

2,460

2,421

2,285

2,249

-0.6

-1.2

-1.8

-1.6

-2.9

-1.7

Geographic divisions

New England

251

249

243

229

228

230

227

-0.8

-0.8

-2.0

-1.3

-0.3

-1.0

Middle Atlantic

608

603

586

568

563

560

561

-0.8

-0.9

-1.0

0.2

-0.4

-0.8

South Atlantic

820

823

827

803

801

790

790

0.4

0.2

-1.0

0.0

-0.5

-0.4

E. North Central

900

888

852

818

819

813

809

-1.3

-1.4

-1.3

-0.5

-0.4

-1.0

E. South Central

488

491

481

464

461

454

449

0.6

-0.7

-1.2

-1.1

-1.1

-0.8

W. North Central

796

792

767

742

726

722

714

-0.5

-1.1

-1.1

-1.1

-1.3

-1.0

W. South Central

845

842

810

765

758

746

743

-0.4

-1.3

-1.9

-0.4

-1.0

-1.2

Mountain

371

371

373

355

353

352

350

0.0

0.2

-1.6

-0.6

-0.5

-0.6

Pacific

704

700

672

640

633

625

618

-0.6

-1.4

-1.6

-1.1

-1.1

-1.2

 

Number (in millions)

Total admissions

U.S. total

36.152

35.155

31.601

31.181

31.064

31.034

30.748

-2.8

-3.5

-0.4

-0.9

-0.5

-1.5

Metropolitan

28.284

27.706

25.601

25.490

25.508

25.885

25.751

-2.0

-2.6

-0.1

-0.5

0.3

-0.9

Nonmetropolitan

7.868

7.449

6.000

5.691

5.556

5.149

4.997

-5.3

-7.0

-1.7

-3.0

-4.1

-3.6



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