Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma

This indicator shows three-year average annual rate of emergency room visits due to asthma per 10,000 county population. Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and night-time or early morning coughing. Asthma can be controlled by taking medicine and avoiding the triggers that can cause an attack.

Measurement Period: 2009
Value: 37.1

County

37.1

State

52.9

National

HP 2020

  • 10
  • 54
  • 98.9

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Demographics

  • Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Females
    40.7
      Low: 12.5             High: 105.7
  • Emergency Room visit rate Due to Asthma; Males
    33.2
      Low: 7.3             High: 91.8

Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2009 37.1

Peer Counties

  • Peers included in this indicator: Ashland, OH; Hancock, OH; Huron, OH; Sandusky, OH; Seneca, OH;

  • 37.1
    • 33.6
    • 45.6
    • 58
  • Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics. Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.

    This county has 37 peer counties

    Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 45 were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age, Population Density

    All Peer Counties for Hancock

    Saline, AR; Dubuque, IA; Ogle, IL; Kosciusko, IN; Warrick, IN; Butler, KS; Leavenworth, KS; Barry, MI; Clinton, MI; Grand Traverse, MI; Lapeer, MI; Lenawee, MI; Midland, MI; Sherburne, MN; Wright, MN; Cass, MO; Franklin, MO; Hall, NE; Genesee, NY; Madison, NY; Ontario, NY; Tioga, NY; Ashland, OH; Hancock, OH; Huron, OH; Sandusky, OH; Seneca, OH; Canadian, OK; Robertson, TN; Wilson, TN; Parker, TX; Randall, TX; Cache, UT; Fauquier, VA; Chippewa, WI; Fond du Lac, WI; St. Croix, WI; Wood, WI;
 
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