2006 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 122 87.3 35 124.4
ALEXANDER 47 129.5 15 204.6
ALLEGHANY 3 27.2 . .
ANSON 76 299.6 9 177.2
ASHE 34 131.9 10 239.8
AVERY 25 137.6 2 75.4
BEAUFORT 73 157.5 7 81.3
BERTIE 25 129.2 4 104.9
BLADEN 32 97.4 11 164.6
BRUNSWICK 106 111.6 21 134.1
BUNCOMBE 214 96.7 24 62.3
BURKE 84 94.7 9 53.3
CABARRUS 190 120.9 52 148.4
CALDWELL 82 103.4 24 159.1
CAMDEN 11 118.5 2 112.5
CARTERET 76 119.6 24 251.7
CASWELL 12 51.0 2 46.6
CATAWBA 97 64.2 22 71.5
CHATHAM 30 52.0 11 103.7
CHEROKEE 21 78.3 2 45.4
CHOWAN 14 95.5 2 74.0
CLAY 4 39.4 . .
CLEVELAND 139 143.7 41 208.9
COLUMBUS 100 183.0 31 277.3
CRAVEN 144 150.7 18 95.3
CUMBERLAND 460 150.1 174 252.3
CURRITUCK 18 76.5 2 43.8
DARE 16 46.1 5 85.3
DAVIDSON 164 105.6 32 103.5
DAVIE 23 57.7 5 61.6
DUPLIN 73 138.5 28 242.6
DURHAM 220 89.1 55 109.6
EDGECOMBE 115 218.4 41 372.0
FORSYTH 318 95.8 65 97.0
FRANKLIN 59 106.7 12 103.1
GASTON 218 110.5 80 206.0
GATES 8 69.0 2 86.1
GRAHAM 6 74.0 3 204.6
GRANVILLE 66 122.6 17 164.2
GREENE 19 91.2 6 138.6
GUILFORD 463 103.1 113 126.5
HALIFAX 138 248.2 27 244.0
HARNETT 125 120.5 29 127.4
HAYWOOD 79 139.4 13 137.3
HENDERSON 122 121.9 18 103.0
HERTFORD 32 134.0 9 207.9
HOKE 38 90.0 15 138.4
HYDE 15 272.2 . .
IREDELL 251 172.8 80 257.4
JACKSON 38 104.6 10 179.2
JOHNSTON 209 137.9 29 84.0
JONES 27 261.7 2 102.7
LEE 48 86.8 19 163.1
LENOIR 105 180.5 40 339.6
LINCOLN 57 79.9 8 56.2
MCDOWELL 22 50.4 3 37.2
MACON 20 60.5 4 74.6
MADISON 17 83.1 1 27.9
MARTIN 94 385.3 13 270.9
MECKLENBURG 1,052 127.2 297 166.0
MITCHELL 7 44.0 1 38.3
MONTGOMERY 39 141.8 6 107.0
MOORE 80 97.2 6 41.7
NASH 159 172.4 51 270.4
NEW HANOVER 139 75.5 40 127.6
NORTHAMPTON 29 134.7 4 101.7
ONSLOW 224 138.9 80 236.8
ORANGE 90 72.7 28 135.7
PAMLICO 22 168.0 . .
PASQUOTANK 78 195.2 17 223.3
PENDER 47 96.5 10 116.6
PERQUIMANS 25 200.9 6 284.5
PERSON 54 144.2 11 153.1
PITT 96 65.6 24 83.5
POLK 5 26.2 . .
RANDOLPH 97 70.0 30 105.8
RICHMOND 120 257.0 43 443.2
ROBESON 431 334.0 164 537.2
ROCKINGHAM 234 254.8 53 306.7
ROWAN 139 103.3 20 74.1
RUTHERFORD 82 129.8 16 132.3
SAMPSON 110 171.7 34 241.8
SCOTLAND 110 297.3 22 270.9
STANLY 36 60.9 17 145.5
STOKES 41 88.5 6 65.4
SURRY 117 160.3 18 125.9
SWAIN 24 172.2 9 337.1
TRANSYLVANIA 22 72.5 2 43.2
TYRRELL 3 70.8 2 283.7
UNION 136 79.0 54 130.5
VANCE 104 236.8 20 202.1
WAKE 604 76.5 202 118.1
WARREN 43 215.3 3 85.8
WASHINGTON 21 157.2 8 297.8
WATAUGA 44 101.4 9 167.5
WAYNE 150 130.5 36 146.6
WILKES 100 149.4 17 134.2
WILSON 105 135.5 25 153.7
YADKIN 29 76.7 3 39.3
YANCEY 8 43.6 . .
NORTH CAROLINA 10,500 118.5 2,732 152.8

** 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/)