2008 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 151 103.4 59 209.8
ALEXANDER 27 73.1 7 101.7
ALLEGHANY 7 62.9 . .
ANSON 60 236.5 5 102.6
ASHE 21 79.8 8 191.6
AVERY 31 168.2 5 184.6
BEAUFORT 73 156.7 12 136.9
BERTIE 28 139.5 1 26.0
BLADEN 41 127.5 12 185.2
BRUNSWICK 95 92.4 23 136.0
BUNCOMBE 184 80.7 19 47.8
BURKE 73 81.8 25 156.8
CABARRUS 219 128.5 54 151.5
CALDWELL 60 75.0 28 190.4
CAMDEN 7 71.9 2 125.2
CARTERET 67 105.5 15 155.9
CASWELL 13 55.5 5 132.3
CATAWBA 97 62.6 29 95.5
CHATHAM 26 42.7 7 62.8
CHEROKEE 20 73.7 4 92.1
CHOWAN 14 95.3 3 109.7
CLAY 4 38.2 . .
CLEVELAND 110 112.3 29 154.8
COLUMBUS 85 155.2 32 288.3
CRAVEN 165 168.8 23 104.3
CUMBERLAND 400 126.2 101 132.1
CURRITUCK 25 105.2 3 75.2
DARE 11 32.4 2 35.5
DAVIDSON 175 110.2 25 84.0
DAVIE 29 70.8 4 54.7
DUPLIN 62 116.0 30 257.8
DURHAM 266 102.1 62 111.3
EDGECOMBE 141 272.2 45 411.0
FORSYTH 311 90.5 42 60.5
FRANKLIN 97 167.5 23 207.5
GASTON 208 101.5 70 173.4
GATES 8 67.6 . .
GRAHAM 6 74.2 1 68.8
GRANVILLE 67 119.1 6 60.8
GREENE 30 141.5 8 200.6
GUILFORD 407 86.9 87 96.0
HALIFAX 130 235.4 25 235.3
HARNETT 116 105.8 26 112.1
HAYWOOD 56 98.1 8 89.6
HENDERSON 98 94.4 13 72.3
HERTFORD 20 84.2 3 71.2
HOKE 37 83.3 15 136.2
HYDE 6 108.8 1 120.3
IREDELL 257 166.7 76 251.3
JACKSON 39 105.4 10 174.9
JOHNSTON 210 129.0 51 146.0
JONES 15 145.7 3 181.5
LEE 55 95.7 18 146.1
LENOIR 175 304.2 38 329.4
LINCOLN 115 154.3 25 179.2
MCDOWELL 27 60.6 8 100.2
MACON 24 70.1 3 55.2
MADISON 24 115.3 . .
MARTIN 98 410.6 13 286.7
MECKLENBURG 1,005 114.6 300 157.7
MITCHELL 22 137.2 2 79.8
MONTGOMERY 18 65.1 5 87.7
MOORE 80 93.8 23 155.6
NASH 195 207.5 68 368.2
NEW HANOVER 186 96.8 72 214.6
NORTHAMPTON 30 141.7 8 218.2
ONSLOW 135 76.7 40 90.4
ORANGE 65 50.3 13 65.7
PAMLICO 24 186.2 1 55.2
PASQUOTANK 62 150.0 19 242.7
PENDER 34 65.6 13 148.6
PERQUIMANS 30 231.4 4 190.4
PERSON 54 144.0 13 187.6
PITT 168 108.0 39 127.8
POLK 14 73.7 . .
RANDOLPH 102 72.4 34 123.2
RICHMOND 162 345.8 52 542.2
ROBESON 365 280.1 144 472.3
ROCKINGHAM 176 191.9 33 196.7
ROWAN 118 85.2 20 76.1
RUTHERFORD 79 124.3 13 109.7
SAMPSON 82 125.4 16 116.5
SCOTLAND 110 296.8 20 257.6
STANLY 57 95.5 20 180.3
STOKES 27 57.9 2 24.3
SURRY 76 103.6 12 86.8
SWAIN 23 164.5 5 185.6
TRANSYLVANIA 22 71.0 2 43.6
TYRRELL 2 46.7 1 142.5
UNION 212 110.9 72 176.0
VANCE 125 287.3 18 186.0
WAKE 834 96.5 326 182.2
WARREN 19 95.4 1 31.3
WASHINGTON 10 75.9 1 38.7
WATAUGA 25 55.2 1 18.1
WAYNE 209 180.6 48 194.2
WILKES 83 123.3 17 137.7
WILSON 125 158.4 40 248.3
YADKIN 43 112.7 2 27.3
YANCEY 13 69.9 6 202.4
NORTH CAROLINA 10,644 115.4 2,778 151.9

** 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/)