Asthma ED Visits, Children, 2012

Number of ED Visits Due to Asthma (N) and Age-Adjusted Rate (per 10,000 Residents), California Counties, Children Age 0-17, 2012

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COUNTYNRate
Imperial 762 152.5
Madera 662 155.5
Fresno 3,758 134.1
Alameda 2,952 84.6
Kings 587 140.1
Merced 979 122.7
Tehama 105 68.0
Contra Costa 2,623 104.1
San Bernardino 5,563 97.0
Inyo 32 86.7
Colusa 29 47.5
Calaveras 36 46.5
Tuolumne 75 82.0
Shasta 267 68.8
Solano 1,063 109.3
Los Angeles 20,781 89.5
Mendocino 141 73.8
Nevada 96 55.5
Tulare 1,064 73.4
CALIFORNIA OVERALL 72,682 79.4
Lake 109 83.8
Monterey 894 78.3
Santa Cruz 424 76.0
Sacramento 2,875 79.6
Riverside 4,028 66.9
Humboldt 221 82.8
San Joaquin 1,550 78.6
Kern 2,462 96.5
Del Norte 48 81.4
San Benito 109 70.0
San Diego 5,160 70.8
Stanislaus 1,086 75.4
Ventura 1,210 59.4
Lassen 30 53.6
San Luis Obispo 276 55.3
Siskiyou 42 47.0
Sonoma 600 57.6
Yuba 64 30.6
Orange 4,098 57.4
San Mateo 824 49.8
San Francisco 830 68.6
Santa Barbara 694 70.9
El Dorado 168 44.2
Yolo 251 56.5
Butte 252 54.8
Santa Clara 1,898 42.9
Placer 306 37.0
Sutter 81 31.7
Amador 50 88.0
Marin 196 37.8
Napa 158 51.6
Glenn 32 41.5
Mariposa 21 73.2
Plumas 27 82.5
Trinity 8  
Mono 8  
Alpine 0  
Modoc 13 68.6
Sierra <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.