Asthma hospitalization by race in Mississippi

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Estimated asthma emergency department discharge rate per 10,000 population by county of residence with racial categories. Aggregate data used to increase reliability of estimates and rates are age-adjusted to the US 2000 standard population. All rates are per 10,000 population.

Data Source: Mississippi State Department of Health. The Burden of Asthma in Mississippi: Asthma Surveillance Summary Report, [Year].

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Footnotes: Updated May 2015.
Counties with NA were due to non-reporting hospital(s) located within the county.