Asthma Hospitalizations, Children, 2010

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

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COUNTYNRate
Imperial 163 33.7
Alameda 749 20.3
Fresno 699 23.4
Madera 75 18.4
Butte 94 20.1
San Bernardino 763 12.5
Contra Costa 327 13.2
Merced 145 16.1
Shasta 59 14.0
Sutter 23 7.4
Stanislaus 251 14.3
Los Angeles 3,006 11.3
CALIFORNIA OVERALL 11,071 11.0
Riverside 582 9.2
El Dorado 21 5.8
San Joaquin 252 10.3
Tulare 174 11.4
San Diego 692 8.6
Kings 72 14.3
Yuba 26 11.0
Sacramento 422 11.2
Monterey 122 9.7
Santa Clara 430 9.7
Kern 298 11.0
San Francisco 131 9.4
Humboldt 23 8.6
Santa Cruz 34 5.7
San Luis Obispo 38 7.2
Orange 606 7.4
Solano 78 7.1
Ventura 161 7.3
Sonoma 97 8.0
Marin 32 6.4
Yolo 33 6.8
Napa 22 6.1
Placer 44 5.3
Santa Barbara 50 4.7
San Mateo 111 6.6
Nevada 18 11.8
Tehama 26 16.3
San Benito 17 9.4
Lake 24 18.4
Siskiyou 7  
Mendocino 20 9.2
Del Norte 6  
Alpine <5  
Amador <5  
Calaveras <5  
Colusa 5  
Glenn <5  
Inyo 5  
Lassen 10  
Mariposa <5  
Modoc <5  
Mono <5  
Plumas <5  
Sierra <5  
Trinity <5  
Tuolumne 6  

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

*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.