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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: 16.2

County

16.2

State

16.2

National

HP 2020

  • 3.6
  • 16.6
  • 28.7

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Demographics

  • Hospitalization Rate Due to Asthma; Females
    23.2
      Low: 4.3             High: 35.8
  • Hospitalization Rate Due to Asthma; Males
    9.1
      Low: 0.9             High: 20.8

Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2007-2009 16.2
    2007-2009 16.2

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Adams, OH; Pike, OH;

  • 16.2
    • 12.7
    • 14.7
    • 16.2
  • 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 39 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 52 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density

    All Peer Counties for Adams

    Dallas, AL; Miller, AR; St. Francis, AR; Jackson, FL; Coffee, GA; Decatur, GA; Laurens, GA; Sumter, GA; Carter, KY; Evangeline, LA; Iberville, LA; Jefferson Davis, LA; St. Martin, LA; Bolivar, MS; Coahoma, MS; Leflore, MS; Lincoln, MS; Marion, MS; Marshall, MS; Neshoba, MS; Panola, MS; Pearl River, MS; Sunflower, MS; Duplin, NC; Adams, OH; Pike, OH; Cherokee, OK; Sequoyah, OK; Clarendon, SC; Marlboro, SC; Claiborne, TN; Caldwell, TX; Jim Wells, TX; Waller, TX; Buchanan, VA; Russell, VA; Boone, WV; Mason, WV; Preston, WV; Wyoming, WV;
 
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