Asthma ED Visits, Children, 2010

Number of ED Visits Due to Asthma (N) and Age-Adjusted Rate (per 10,000 Residents), California Counties, Children Age 0-17, 2010

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COUNTYNRate
Imperial 932 199.6
Madera 695 168.8
Fresno 3,669 126.2
Alameda 2,875 78.9
Kings 609 125.1
Merced 1,047 123.1
Tehama 139 92.0
Contra Costa 2,535 101.6
San Bernardino 5,538 91.1
Inyo 25 69.4
Colusa 36 54.5
Calaveras 72 92.3
Tuolumne 55 60.1
Shasta 350 83.5
Solano 1,099 101.6
Los Angeles 19,977 74.9
Mendocino 176 86.2
Nevada 109 63.8
Tulare 1,157 78.9
CALIFORNIA OVERALL 72,456 72.6
Lake 125 92.5
Monterey 970 77.8
Santa Cruz 386 65.6
Sacramento 3,054 81.4
Riverside 4,164 67.4
Humboldt 182 67.5
San Joaquin 1,731 71.0
Kern 2,087 78.4
Del Norte 48 76.9
San Benito 137 76.2
San Diego 4,865 60.4
Stanislaus 1,114 63.5
Ventura 1,224 56.6
Lassen 27 41.0
San Luis Obispo 279 52.7
Siskiyou 35 35.9
Sonoma 728 60.8
Yuba 100 43.2
Orange 3,917 48.9
San Mateo 889 53.6
San Francisco 892 65.8
Santa Barbara 602 57.2
El Dorado 152 39.5
Yolo 290 59.4
Butte 342 72.2
Santa Clara 2,033 45.5
Placer 334 39.8
Sutter 99 32.2
Amador 29 51.8
Marin 233 44.2
Napa 178 49.5
Glenn 126 40.0
Mariposa 15 47.0
Plumas 18 48.8
Trinity 15 55.9
Mono 6 -
Alpine <5 -
Modoc 16 78.0
Sierra <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.