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: 11.1

County

11.1

State

16.2

National

HP 2020

  • 3.6
  • 16.6
  • 28.7

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Demographics

  • Hospitalization Rate Due to Asthma; Females
    13.9
      Low: 4.3             High: 35.8
  • Hospitalization Rate Due to Asthma; Males
    8.2
      Low: 0.9             High: 20.8

Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2007-2009 11.1

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Greene, OH; Lake, OH; Licking, OH; Portage, OH; Warren, OH; Wood, OH;

  • 11.1
    • 8.1
    • 10.1
    • 12.1
  • 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

    Shelby, AL; Marin, CA; Larimer, CO; Middlesex, CT; Tolland, CT; Johnson, IA; Linn, IA; McLean, IL; Sangamon, IL; LaPorte, IN; Tippecanoe, IN; Shawnee, KS; Hampshire, MA; York, ME; Clay, MO; Cabarrus, NC; Catawba, NC; Davidson, NC; Iredell, NC; Orange, NC; Randolph, NC; Cass, ND; Lancaster, NE; Merrimack, NH; Strafford, NH; Hunterdon, NJ; Greene, OH; Lake, OH; Licking, OH; Portage, OH; Warren, OH; Wood, OH; Butler, PA; Cumberland, PA; Dauphin, PA; Monroe, PA; Washington, RI; Lexington, SC; Minnehaha, SD; Alexandria, VA; Arlington, VA; Chittenden, VT; La Crosse, WI; Winnebago, WI;
 
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