Asthma ED Visits, Adults, 2012

Number of ED Visits Due to Asthma (N) and Age-Adjusted Rate (per 10,000 Residents), California Counties, Adults Age 18+, 2012

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COUNTYNRate
Tehama 221 50.5
Merced 1,232 68.6
Humboldt 769 72.9
Tuolumne 192 49.0
Shasta 662 51.3
Mendocino 353 55.7
Imperial 660 52.0
San Joaquin 2,755 55.1
Lake 328 70.0
Contra Costa 5,317 66.3
Nevada 303 44.8
Modoc 35 57.0
Sacramento 6,574 61.0
Yuba 220 42.0
Alameda 6,965 58.4
Butte 698 42.6
Calaveras 137 42.5
Del Norte 92 38.8
Kings 856 79.1
Solano 2,232 71.6
Plumas 49 33.9
Inyo 50 35.2
Madera 472 44.0
Fresno 3,432 51.2
Trinity 57 73.0
San Bernardino 7,744 51.6
Stanislaus 1,832 49.1
Amador 214 81.9
San Benito 132 33.4
Tulare 1,266 41.1
CALIFORNIA OVERALL 113,149 39.6
Sonoma 1,349 36.2
Monterey 1,096 35.2
Los Angeles 28,793 38.0
Mariposa 40 29.3
Sutter 175 25.8
Kern 2,793 45.7
Siskiyou 117 39.1
San Francisco 2,406 34.7
Colusa 52 33.8
San Luis Obispo 585 30.1
Napa 407 37.8
Riverside 5,828 35.6
Glenn 74 36.0
San Mateo 1,957 34.1
El Dorado 402 31.1
Lassen 72 24.8
Yolo 546 36.9
Ventura 1,583 25.6
Santa Cruz 510 24.5
San Diego 6,632 27.4
Santa Clara 3,791 27.6
Placer 801 29.4
Marin 517 25.8
Orange 5,848 25.0
Santa Barbara 826 24.6
Mono 16 15.1
Sierra <5  
Alpine <5  

Data Source: Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), 2012

*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.