Asthma hospitalizations

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Definitions: Number of inpatient hospitalizations due to an asthma attack among children ages 0-17.

Data Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office of Health Policy.

Footnotes: Data reflect the total number of hospitalizations over a 3-year period rather than the number of children hospitalized due to asthma. Data represent hospitalizations in which asthma was coded as the primary diagnosis.

LNE = Numbers are not reported for counties with fewer than 6 occurrences.

Updated 6/20/2012