Table 3

Hospital admissions among white Medicare patients aged 65-99 in 1989 for two hospital areas

Castine, Maine (n=181)Jackman, Maine (n=162)
ExpectedExpected
No of admissionsObservedPoissonNegative binomialObservedPoissonNegative binomial
0156148155133123133
1173019203419
2535556
3302202
4001101
5000101