Asthma hospital discharges under age 15 in North Carolina

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Definitions: Numbers and rates per 100,000 by county of residence for children under age 15 with a primary diagnosis of asthma (ICD-10CM J45) according to provisional North Carolina hospital discharge date.

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:

Data Source: Special Data Tabulation prepared by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Women's & Children's Health Section, November 10, 2021. 

Footnotes: Numerators based on 1 to 4 discharges are suppressed to ensure confidentiality of the data.
* Rates based on fewer than 10 cases are suppressed due to statistical instability.

Last updated February 2022.