Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma

This indicator shows three-year average annual rate of emergency room visits 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: 2009
Value: 40.5

County

40.5

State

52.9

National

HP 2020

  • 10
  • 54
  • 98.9

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Demographics

  • Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Females
    44.7
      Low: 12.5             High: 105.7
  • Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Males
    36.2
      Low: 7.3             High: 91.8

Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2009 40.5
 
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