2009 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 137 92.4 51 176.4
ALEXANDER 35 93.8 6 87.7
ALLEGHANY 9 79.9 1 59.2
ANSON 49 194.5 12 250.9
ASHE 22 83.0 8 190.2
AVERY 19 103.8 2 76.9
BEAUFORT 53 111.8 13 148.3
BERTIE 54 268.5 6 160.0
BLADEN 28 87.4 12 185.1
BRUNSWICK 114 106.4 36 231.7
BUNCOMBE 182 79.0 24 61.2
BURKE 79 88.1 11 69.2
CABARRUS 162 93.0 37 98.1
CALDWELL 61 76.1 20 136.7
CAMDEN 7 71.9 1 60.7
CARTERET 85 131.4 17 182.4
CASWELL 12 50.9 1 26.8
CATAWBA 122 77.7 37 120.9
CHATHAM 40 64.0 18 166.9
CHEROKEE 18 66.4 7 169.5
CHOWAN 22 148.5 1 36.8
CLAY 5 47.4 1 74.2
CLEVELAND 100 101.4 22 116.6
COLUMBUS 100 177.6 41 344.0
CRAVEN 168 167.6 17 75.6
CUMBERLAND 349 108.7 128 176.0
CURRITUCK 7 29.4 0 0
DARE 13 37.8 4 71.0
DAVIDSON 149 93.2 17 56.3
DAVIE 28 67.1 2 25.6
DUPLIN 50 93.2 24 204.7
DURHAM 292 109.7 95 169.9
EDGECOMBE 143 278.6 55 514.7
FORSYTH 306 86.1 33 46.6
FRANKLIN 106 179.1 30 261.7
GASTON 213 102.8 67 163.1
GATES 6 50.8 1 47.6
GRAHAM 10 120.1 2 132.5
GRANVILLE 74 128.8 11 109.5
GREENE 25 116.9 6 148.3
GUILFORD 504 105.9 122 132.5
HALIFAX 115 208.4 30 286.6
HARNETT 171 151.5 53 224.1
HAYWOOD 67 115.5 10 110.9
HENDERSON 92 87.4 13 72.6
HERTFORD 21 87.5 5 117.3
HOKE 58 125.7 19 164.9
HYDE 7 129.8 1 123.5
IREDELL 267 170.0 66 211.1
JACKSON 28 73.7 9 158.7
JOHNSTON 219 130.2 64 176.9
JONES 17 167.5 6 381.9
LEE 79 134.9 17 135.9
LENOIR 140 244.7 45 396.4
LINCOLN 80 105.7 32 224.5
MCDOWELL 24 53.6 6 74.5
MACON 29 84.1 9 168.8
MADISON 13 62.4 0 0
MARTIN 67 280.9 7 151.7
MECKLENBURG 1,164 130.2 426 220.8
MITCHELL 28 175.3 10 398.2
MONTGOMERY 21 75.0 5 86.9
MOORE 87 100.1 30 205.8
NASH 162 169.1 51 272.0
NEW HANOVER 175 90.2 84 259.0
NORTHAMPTON 31 147.5 4 110.6
ONSLOW 145 80.8 53 120.7
ORANGE 73 55.2 18 90.1
PAMLICO 25 194.7 4 224.8
PASQUOTANK 44 105.1 15 195.2
PENDER 36 67.8 14 163.6
PERQUIMANS 11 84.7 2 97.4
PERSON 59 154.2 9 127.9
PITT 229 144.4 56 183.0
POLK 13 67.2 0 0
RANDOLPH 77 54.0 18 64.2
RICHMOND 181 386.4 43 449.6
ROBESON 322 245.7 119 387.6
ROCKINGHAM 206 224.2 43 256.7
ROWAN 135 96.1 31 116.4
RUTHERFORD 78 122.2 8 67.5
SAMPSON 65 99.4 27 196.6
SCOTLAND 102 276.2 40 520.2
STANLY 47 78.2 16 143.9
STOKES 22 47.0 1 12.2
SURRY 51 69.0 9 64.8
SWAIN 24 173.3 7 262.8
TRANSYLVANIA 24 77.2 6 134.8
TYRRELL 5 117.6 0 0
UNION 212 108.0 83 189.0
VANCE 114 261.4 19 197.7
WAKE 976 109.4 447 244.6
WARREN 34 170.6 8 254.5
WASHINGTON 17 130.8 4 156.1
WATAUGA 33 72.7 7 127.0
WAYNE 244 209.3 63 253.4
WILKES 92 136.3 10 80.7
WILSON 124 155.0 41 250.7
YADKIN 27 71.1 0 0
YANCEY 19 102.4 6 204.7
NORTH CAROLINA 10,986 117.1 3,228 175.0

** 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/)