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Discharge rates (per 10,000 children) among children ages 1-14, by selected diagnoses, 1985-2002 (line graph): 2002: Diseases of the respiratory system, 77.8; Diseases of the digestive system, 30.2; Injury, 25.2. Discharge rates have fallen for each diagnosis.

Source: National Center for Health Statistics (2003). National Hospital Discharge Survey. Unpublished data.