Hospitalization Rate Due to Asthma

Shows three-year average annual rate of inpatient hospitalization due to asthma per 10,000 county population. Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and night-time or early morning coughing. Asthma can be controlled by taking medicine and avoiding the triggers that can cause an attack.

Measurement Period: 2007-2009
Value: 14.9

County

14.9

State

16.2

National

HP 2020

  • 3.6
  • 16.6
  • 28.7

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Demographics

  • Hospitalization Rate Due to Asthma; Females
    16.9
      Low: 4.3             High: 35.8
  • Hospitalization Rate Due to Asthma; Males
    12.8
      Low: 0.9             High: 20.8

Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2007-2009 14.9
 
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