Asthma hospital discharges (ages 0-14) in North Carolina

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Definitions: Numbers and rates per 100,000 by county of residence for children ages 0-14 with a primary diagnosis of asthma (ICD-10CM J45) according to provisional North Carolina hospital discharge data. 

Data includes only NC residents served in NC hospitals.  Numbers and rates shown here may be smaller than the actual hospital use for counties that border other states.

For more information on the use of state hospital discharge data for asthma hospitalization surveillance please refer to: https://www.cdc.gov/asthma/data-analysis-guidance/state-hospital-discharge-data.htm.

Data Source: Special Data Tabulation prepared by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Women's & Children's Health Section, January 19, 2021. 

Footnotes: Rates based on less than 20 cases are considered unreliable and should be interpreted with caution.

Last updated February 2021.