Hospitalization for Ambulatory-Care-

Sensitive Conditions:


Pediatric Asthma
(per 100,000)

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

Year
Kansas Rate
Kansas Count
US Rate
US Count
Iowa Rate
Iowa Count
2002
153.8
1,093
196.1
143,733
96.5
687
2003
177.6
1,250
224.0
164,801
108.0
754
2004
167.6
1,152
200.5
147,981
99.8
681
2005
168.3
1,164
205.5
152,061
96.4
658
2006
178.9
1,246
180.5
133,732
74.7
529
2007
176.1
1,250
168.4
125,311
81.4
577
2008
166.4
1,177
148.8
110,906
73.6
527
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.