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
Peers included in this indicator:
- 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 43 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 11
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age
All Peer Counties for Portage
La Crosse, WI;