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: 64

County

64

State

52.9

National

HP 2020

  • 10
  • 54
  • 98.9

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Demographics

  • Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Females
    65.1
      Low: 12.5             High: 105.7
  • Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Males
    62.7
      Low: 7.3             High: 91.8

Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2009 64

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Lucas, OH; Mahoning, OH;

  • 64
    • 64
    • 71
    • 77.2
  • 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 24 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 5 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty

    All Peer Counties for Mahoning

    Mobile, AL; Pulaski, AR; Monterey, CA; Stanislaus, CA; Tulare, CA; Denver, CO; Escambia, FL; Pasco, FL; Polk, FL; Volusia, FL; St. Clair, IL; East Baton Rouge, LA; Jefferson, LA; Orleans, LA; Hampden, MA; Genesee, MI; St. Louis city, MO; Cumberland, NC; Lucas, OH; Mahoning, OH; Lane, OR; Charleston, SC; Richland, SC; Cameron, TX; Nueces, TX;
 
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