Emergency Department Visit Rate due to Asthma
Shows the age-adjusted emergency department visit rate due to Asthma per 100,000 population (ICD-9 Code 493). Data for 2014-2016 uses ICD-10 codes 493,J45-J46 and may not be directly comparable to previous time periods. Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and night-time or early morning coughing. Asthma can be controlled by taking medicine and avoiding the triggers that can cause an attack.
Measurement Period: 2016
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