Asthma Hospitalizations, Adults, 2012

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

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COUNTYNRate
Merced 151 8.9
Alameda 1,092 9.3
Shasta 72 5.3
Mariposa 5  
Sutter 56 7.9
Yuba 56 10.8
San Joaquin 422 8.5
Kern 539 9.5
Los Angeles 7,132 9.7
San Bernardino 1,356 9.5
Tulare 271 9.2
Butte 130 7.9
Amador 17 4.9
Contra Costa 755 8.7
Stanislaus 268 7.3
Fresno 669 10.2
Sacramento 808 7.5
CALIFORNIA OVERALL 21,514 7.4
Kings 144 15.2
Tehama 33 6.8
San Francisco 487 6.9
Riverside 1,052 6.4
Imperial 142 11.9
Solano 190 5.8
San Mateo 347 5.7
Humboldt 74 6.5
Santa Clara 737 5.5
Monterey 161 5.3
Nevada 46 5.2
San Diego 1,430 6.0
Lake 74 14.5
Siskiyou <5  
Orange 1,331 5.7
Ventura 335 5.2
San Benito 19 5.1
Sonoma 179 4.3
Santa Cruz 83 3.8
Madera 38 3.5
Napa 66 5.4
Calaveras 29 6.8
El Dorado 70 4.7
Placer 117 3.9
Yolo 65 4.7
Tuolumne <22 5.2
San Luis Obispo 82 3.9
Marin 85 3.5
Santa Barbara 107 3.2
Del Norte <5  
Mendocino 29 3.6
Plumas 5  
Glenn 5  
Lassen <21 5.8
Colusa 6  
Inyo <5  
Trinity 6  
Alpine 0  
Modoc 5  
Mono 0  
Sierra <5  

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

*An asthma hospitalization is a discharge from a licensed acute care hospital in California with the primary diagnosis of asthma. The rate of asthma hospitalizations is the number of hospitalizations 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.