2005 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 146 105.4 48 173.9
ALEXANDER 52 144.9 19 264.7
ALLEGHANY 18 165.0 4 233.1
ANSON 70 271.7 9 174.7
ASHE 30 117.6 12 291.1
AVERY 31 171.9 7 263.2
BEAUFORT 109 236.9 26 303.6
BERTIE 41 208.8 5 129.3
BLADEN 48 146.0 13 196.5
BRUNSWICK 116 129.7 24 158.2
BUNCOMBE 264 121.8 33 87.1
BURKE 90 101.9 33 199.3
CABARRUS 147 97.7 23 68.8
CALDWELL 56 71.3 21 140.7
CAMDEN 13 144.3 . .
CARTERET 84 133.8 30 315.1
CASWELL 9 37.9 4 93.4
CATAWBA 90 60.4 17 56.2
CHATHAM 21 37.4 5 48.4
CHEROKEE 34 129.9 6 139.6
CHOWAN 27 186.6 6 223.1
CLAY 11 111.4 2 140.8
CLEVELAND 164 169.0 40 202.7
COLUMBUS 100 183.4 38 345.9
CRAVEN 139 150.0 29 156.0
CUMBERLAND 459 150.4 164 238.4
CURRITUCK 30 130.5 4 87.2
DARE 24 69.0 3 51.5
DAVIDSON 163 105.6 41 133.6
DAVIE 25 64.2 4 50.6
DUPLIN 70 134.8 28 250.2
DURHAM 213 87.9 74 150.2
EDGECOMBE 109 205.5 52 468.6
FORSYTH 322 98.7 83 125.2
FRANKLIN 65 120.1 11 95.3
GASTON 250 128.9 84 218.4
GATES 8 71.3 3 133.9
GRAHAM 8 98.5 1 69.4
GRANVILLE 72 134.9 14 136.7
GREENE 28 138.8 6 145.2
GUILFORD 446 101.0 100 114.1
HALIFAX 157 279.1 37 330.6
HARNETT 134 131.9 33 147.0
HAYWOOD 90 159.0 17 182.2
HENDERSON 119 121.7 11 65.2
HERTFORD 32 134.1 8 182.9
HOKE 31 76.2 14 133.9
HYDE 18 322.2 7 849.5
IREDELL 282 201.8 93 312.0
JACKSON 50 139.9 7 129.5
JOHNSTON 230 157.2 40 120.0
JONES 29 283.0 2 104.5
LEE 62 115.3 21 186.0
LENOIR 151 259.1 45 386.2
LINCOLN 84 120.8 20 145.0
MCDOWELL 30 69.5 7 88.4
MACON 26 79.9 6 115.8
MADISON 28 138.0 2 56.1
MARTIN 98 398.7 13 270.1
MECKLENBURG 1,013 127.2 297 172.0
MITCHELL 17 107.1 6 231.6
MONTGOMERY 36 131.6 8 145.2
MOORE 88 108.8 12 85.9
NASH 188 205.4 48 255.5
NEW HANOVER 157 87.0 54 175.0
NORTHAMPTON 35 162.3 8 204.8
ONSLOW 182 115.4 63 185.5
ORANGE 61 50.0 14 69.5
PAMLICO 11 84.2 1 50.2
PASQUOTANK 108 277.8 27 358.5
PENDER 47 101.0 14 167.8
PERQUIMANS 36 296.2 6 292.7
PERSON 52 140.1 8 113.0
PITT 142 99.2 48 170.1
POLK 9 47.4 . .
RANDOLPH 107 77.9 31 111.3
RICHMOND 140 299.9 24 247.7
ROBESON 423 331.3 122 405.7
ROCKINGHAM 255 277.7 65 379.5
ROWAN 110 82.5 25 94.3
RUTHERFORD 84 132.7 13 107.9
SAMPSON 100 157.3 17 124.2
SCOTLAND 123 333.9 23 281.7
STANLY 66 112.0 23 198.2
STOKES 25 54.1 2 22.1
SURRY 177 242.4 16 112.9
SWAIN 39 287.1 7 267.2
TRANSYLVANIA 32 107.1 7 152.5
TYRRELL 2 47.6 . .
UNION 163 101.0 54 136.4
VANCE 94 215.5 19 195.9
WAKE 595 78.8 182 110.7
WARREN 35 173.1 2 56.7
WASHINGTON 16 119.2 5 185.3
WATAUGA 65 151.4 11 210.2
WAYNE 182 157.3 40 163.2
WILKES 126 188.3 18 144.0
WILSON 119 154.9 46 286.1
YADKIN 32 85.6 5 67.7
YANCEY 13 71.6 4 130.4
NORTH CAROLINA 11,158 128.5 2,884 164.6

** 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/)