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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Hospital admissions for pediatric asthma per 10,000 population under age 18.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 24-2, 1-9a (modified age group).

Tables

1.83a Hospitalizations for pediatric asthma per 10,000 population (persons under age 18), United States, 2000.

1.83b Hospitalizations for pediatric asthma per 10,000 population (persons under age 18), United States, 1999.

1.83c Hospitalizations for pediatric asthma per 10,000 population (persons under age 18), United States, 1998.

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Hospital Discharge Survey.

Denominator

U.S. population: children under age 18.

Numerator

Number of discharges with principal diagnosis of asthma (ICD-9-CM code 493) among children under age 18.

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