Asthma hospitalization rate per 10,000 children

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Definitions: Rate of inpatient hospitalizations for children due to an asthma attack per 10,000 children ages 0-17.

Data Source: Asthma hospitalization data from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office of Health Policy, extracted from the Kentucky Department for Public Health's EnviroHealthLink data portal. Child population estimates for rate calculations derive from the U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Annual Population Estimates.

Footnotes: The numerator of the rate calculation reflects the aggregation of asthma hospitalizations over a 3-year time period. The denominator of the rate calculation reflects the child population estimate for the midpoint year of the given time frame.

** = Rate calculation not provided due to suppression of the numerator by the source.

Updated on 6/12/2018