2004 NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITAL DISCHARGES** WITH A PRIMARY DIAGNOSIS OF ASTHMA
NUMBERS AND RATES PER 100,000 BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:
ALL AGES AND AGES 0-14

RESIDENCE TOTAL NUMBER TOTAL RATE NUMBER AGES 0-14 RATE AGES 0-14
ALAMANCE 155 113.0 62 224.9
ALEXANDER 41 116.7 20 283.7
ALLEGHANY 10 92.2 1 58.2
ANSON 78 303.2 23 438.8
ASHE 25 99.6 8 197.2
AVERY 48 266.7 6 219.4
BEAUFORT 94 205.0 18 209.9
BERTIE 39 197.8 11 282.1
BLADEN 53 160.6 21 314.9
BRUNSWICK 104 122.3 17 117.9
BUNCOMBE 250 116.2 42 110.6
BURKE 75 84.4 12 71.2
CABARRUS 172 117.3 52 160.0
CALDWELL 85 108.2 33 219.5
CAMDEN 16 187.7 1 59.7
CARTERET 64 103.4 17 180.2
CASWELL 8 33.8 5 114.9
CATAWBA 87 58.9 30 99.2
CHATHAM 17 30.9 3 29.6
CHEROKEE 25 97.3 3 71.5
CHOWAN 21 145.1 8 296.2
CLAY 5 52.0 . .
CLEVELAND 143 146.8 50 248.4
COLUMBUS 118 216.3 47 426.1
CRAVEN 141 153.3 27 144.8
CUMBERLAND 438 140.9 207 292.7
CURRITUCK 20 91.4 3 69.2
DARE 24 70.1 2 35.2
DAVIDSON 178 116.1 42 137.1
DAVIE 36 94.9 8 103.7
DUPLIN 58 112.7 26 234.2
DURHAM 202 84.6 62 126.9
EDGECOMBE 143 265.2 55 483.8
FORSYTH 376 117.2 72 109.5
FRANKLIN 64 121.0 14 124.3
GASTON 252 131.2 83 216.2
GATES 9 81.9 2 91.4
GRAHAM 14 173.4 . .
GRANVILLE 59 111.4 12 117.0
GREENE 24 120.0 6 147.1
GUILFORD 429 98.7 110 126.4
HALIFAX 166 293.9 52 455.7
HARNETT 135 135.5 42 188.9
HAYWOOD 83 146.9 11 117.1
HENDERSON 136 141.5 11 66.4
HERTFORD 32 134.9 4 90.7
HOKE 31 80.3 13 130.3
HYDE 9 159.5 4 476.8
IREDELL 274 201.5 82 279.9
JACKSON 50 140.3 9 165.3
JOHNSTON 205 145.0 54 168.2
JONES 30 292.9 10 517.1
LEE 64 127.6 23 218.4
LENOIR 142 242.5 46 392.0
LINCOLN 89 130.7 28 205.4
MCDOWELL 43 99.4 5 62.0
MACON 21 66.1 4 79.5
MADISON 16 79.2 4 112.6
MARTIN 119 481.7 30 616.8
MECKLENBURG 924 120.2 313 187.4
MITCHELL 15 93.8 2 76.7
MONTGOMERY 28 103.1 15 270.4
MOORE 98 123.5 14 101.9
NASH 179 197.3 51 272.2
NEW HANOVER 122 70.0 36 120.5
NORTHAMPTON 43 199.4 13 328.4
ONSLOW 180 112.7 56 162.9
ORANGE 55 45.5 18 89.6
PAMLICO 12 91.8 2 100.5
PASQUOTANK 92 244.6 22 301.5
PENDER 39 86.4 13 158.8
PERQUIMANS 28 236.5 4 199.0
PERSON 39 105.4 15 209.7
PITT 144 101.8 45 161.5
POLK 17 89.6 2 66.1
RANDOLPH 122 89.8 50 179.5
RICHMOND 167 359.5 49 504.3
ROBESON 399 315.3 111 369.8
ROCKINGHAM 210 228.0 38 218.8
ROWAN 126 94.6 41 152.7
RUTHERFORD 75 118.6 11 90.6
SAMPSON 96 153.3 27 198.8
SCOTLAND 92 249.6 20 242.7
STANLY 86 145.6 31 263.3
STOKES 30 65.4 3 33.2
SURRY 145 200.6 21 148.6
SWAIN 30 222.7 5 192.4
TRANSYLVANIA 28 94.2 10 216.1
TYRRELL 5 119.8 3 450.5
UNION 139 91.5 74 199.3
VANCE 62 141.5 15 152.3
WAKE 550 76.0 200 126.7
WARREN 23 114.6 7 196.0
WASHINGTON 17 126.1 3 111.0
WATAUGA 41 95.7 15 284.0
WAYNE 188 163.3 45 183.7
WILKES 99 147.8 18 142.8
WILSON 123 161.0 43 268.4
YADKIN 25 67.5 4 54.5
YANCEY 15 83.0 3 98.1
NORTH CAROLINA 10,753 125.9 3,121 180.2

** NOTE: 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.
 
PREPARED BY NC-DHHS STATE CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS (www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/)