Hospitalization for Ambulatory-Care-

Sensitive Conditions:


Adult Asthma
(per 100,000)

Hospitalization for Ambulatory-Care-Sensitive Conditions: Adult Asthma (per 100,000)

Year
Kansas Rate
Kansas Count
US
Rate
US Count
Iowa Rate
Iowa Count
2002
92.7
1,829
122.6
260,750
79.4
1,740
2003
104.5
2,068
141.5
303,726
78.5
1,744
2004
98.3
1,954
124.1
269,847
71.3
1,586
2005
106.4
2,131
132.2
290,597
83.6
1,860
2006
87.7
1,777
128.6
286,343
74.4
1,644
2007
88.2
1,774
123.2
276,777
76.0
1,718
2008
94.3
1,901
131.9
299,369
79.3
1,803
Demographic Group: Patients aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: AHRQ HCupnet
http://hcupnet.ahrq.gov/
Numerator: Patients aged >= 18 years discharged from hospitals with a principal diagnosis of asthma.
Denominator: Estimated population, aged >= 18 years, of the geographic region.

Obtained from the US Census website:
http://www.census.gov/cps/data/cpstablecreator.html

Unit: per 100,000 population
Notes:  
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).
  • Numerator (count) data was added to the data table.
  • Population estimates have been corrected to include only those aged >= 18 years.
  • State population estimates are now obtained from the US Census website (previously they were obtained from Kansas Information for Communities).
  • Data for the years 2000 and 2001 were removed from the chart and data table.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

7/10/2009

  • Data for the year 2007 was added to the data table and chart.

6/8/2010

  • Data for the year 2008 was added to the data table and chart.