Asthma Hospitalizations, Children, 2012

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

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COUNTYNRate
Imperial 155 30.6
Alameda 784 22.2
Fresno 643 22.8
Madera 65 15.3
Butte 43 9.4
San Bernardino 751 13.1
Contra Costa 320 13.0
Merced 89 11.1
Shasta 43 11.1
Sutter <17 5.8
Stanislaus 170 11.8
Los Angeles 3,174 13.6
CALIFORNIA OVERALL 10,719 11.7
Riverside 473 7.9
El Dorado 30 8.4
San Joaquin 180 9.2
Tulare 151 10.3
San Diego 791 10.7
Kings 74 17.2
Yuba 14 6.6
Sacramento 366 10.1
Monterey 114 9.7
Santa Clara 424 9.4
Kern 289 11.2
San Francisco 213 17.1
Humboldt 14 5.2
Santa Cruz 50 8.9
San Luis Obispo 54 10.9
Orange 454 6.4
Solano 64 6.6
Ventura 169 8.3
Sonoma 86 8.3
Marin 29 5.7
Yolo 27 6.0
Napa 15 5.1
Placer 44 5.4
Santa Barbara 82 8.3
San Mateo 126 7.5
Nevada 19 11.4
Tehama 19 12.3
San Benito <12  
Lake <19  
Siskiyou 7  
Mendocino 23 12.1
Del Norte <5  
Alpine 0  
Amador <5  
Calaveras <5  
Colusa <5  
Glenn <5  
Inyo 0  
Lassen 5  
Mariposa 5  
Modoc 0  
Mono 0  
Plumas 0  
Sierra 0  
Trinity <5  
Tuolumne <11  

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.