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: 68.3

County

68.3

State

52.9

National

HP 2020

  • 10
  • 54
  • 98.9

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Demographics

  • Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Females
    67.5
      Low: 12.5             High: 105.7
  • Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Males
    69.2
      Low: 7.3             High: 91.8

Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2009 68.3

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Hamilton, OH; Montgomery, OH; Summit, OH;

  • 68.3
    • 62.3
    • 66.3
    • 69.7
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 38 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 3 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty

    All Peer Counties for Summit

    Jefferson, AL; Pima, AZ; Fresno, CA; Kern, CA; San Francisco, CA; San Joaquin, CA; District of Columbia, DC; Duval, FL; Hillsborough, FL; Orange, FL; Pinellas, FL; DeKalb, GA; Fulton, GA; Marion, IN; Jefferson, KY; Suffolk, MA; Baltimore city, MD; Jackson, MO; Mecklenburg, NC; Camden, NJ; Essex, NJ; Hudson, NJ; Bernalillo, NM; Erie, NY; Monroe, NY; Hamilton, OH; Montgomery, OH; Summit, OH; Oklahoma, OK; Tulsa, OK; Multnomah, OR; Providence, RI; Davidson, TN; Shelby, TN; El Paso, TX; Hidalgo, TX; Travis, TX; Pierce, WA; Milwaukee, WI;
 
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