Asthma ED Visits, Adults, 2010

Number of ED Visits Due to Asthma (N) and Age-Adjusted Rate (per 10,000 Residents), California Counties, Adults Age 18+, 2010

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COUNTYNRate
Tehama 279 59.8
Merced 1,152 61.5
Humboldt 620 58.7
Tuolumne 164 36.6
Shasta 724 54.0
Mendocino 450 67.5
Imperial 748 53.2
San Joaquin 2,612 53.0
Lake 284 64.8
Contra Costa 4,993 62.2
Nevada 333 48.9
Modoc 27 33.1
Sacramento 6,127 57.5
Yuba 222 39.9
Alameda 6,916 57.9
Butte 823 47.7
Calaveras 128 37.9
Del Norte 104 44.2
Kings 631 54.9
Solano 2,214 67.3
Plumas 52 31.4
Inyo 59 39.4
Madera 496 43.2
Fresno 3,484 49.8
Trinity 44 33.0
San Bernardino 6,703 42.3
Stanislaus 1,708 45.2
Amador 138 42.7
San Benito 159 36.6
Tulare 1,306 41.1
CALIFORNIA OVERALL 107,516 36.9
Sonoma 1,553 43.0
Monterey 1,016 32.7
Los Angeles 26,970 34.6
Mariposa 51 33.5
Sutter 218 30.1
Kern 2,301 38.0
Siskiyou 113 35.3
San Francisco 2,497 38.6
Colusa 46 26.7
San Luis Obispo 563 29.0
Napa 437 41.8
Riverside 5,428 33.4
Glenn 83 35.7
San Mateo 1,931 34.1
El Dorado 381 28.6
Lassen 85 28.1
Yolo 494 32.5
Ventura 1,670 26.4
Santa Cruz 492 23.7
San Diego 6,317 26.5
Santa Clara 3,750 27.6
Placer 815 33.2
Marin 536 27.2
Orange 5,178 21.6
Santa Barbara 773 23.5
Mono 18 17.4
Sierra <12 --
Alpine <5 --

Data Source: Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), 2010

*An asthma emergency department (ED) visit is an admission to a licensed ED in California with the primary diagnosis of asthma. The rate of asthma ED visits is the number of ED visits per 10,000 residents, age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. population. Population denominators for rates are from the California Department of Finance. Rates based on numbers <12 are not reported.