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
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Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Females
Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Males