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Inpatient Discharges for TBI by New Hampshire County
Table 15a: Occurrence of Inpatient Discharge for TBI by NH County and Year,
2000-2005
County
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Total
BELKNAP
37 34 25 34 46 34
210
CARROLL
28 35 27 31 33 48
202
CHESHIRE
37 44 36 39 37 54
247
COOS
29 28 33 34 38 37
199
GRAFTON
48 37 51 52 53 53
294
HILLSBOROUGH 211 229 231 233 238 258 1400
MERRIMACK
84 78 85 71 101 98
517
ROCKINGHAM
153 136 142 166 185 154
936
STRAFFORD
59 49 77 67 68 64
384
SULLIVAN
29 25 34 30 32 31
181
Total
715 695 741 757 831 831 4570
Table 15b: Standardized Rate of Inpatient Discharge for TBI by NH County,
2000-2005
County
Count
Standardized
Rate
Lower
95%
CI*
Upper
95%
CI*
BELKNAP
210
56.6
48.9
64.4
CARROLL
202
70.5
60.4
80.6
CHESHIRE
247
51.3
44.8
57.8
COOS
199
93.2
79.8 106.6
GRAFTON
294
56.6
50.0
63.2
HILLSBOROUGH 1,400
61.9
58.7
65.2
MERRIMACK
517
60.1
54.9
65.3
ROCKINGHAM
936
57.4
53.7
61.2
STRAFFORD
384
55.7
50.1
61.3
SULLIVAN
181
70.5
60.1
81.0
*
CI = Confidence Interval
The chart above shows that there is no significant difference in the rate of TBI Inpatient
discharges for all counties between 2000 and 2005, except for Coos County. Coos
County has a significantly higher rate than every other county (99.2 per 100,000, CI 79.8-
106.6),
with the exception of Carroll and Sullivan Counties.