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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Management of Asthma

Hospital admissions for asthma per 100,000 population under 18

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 24-2, 1-9a.


76 Hospitalizations for pediatric asthma per 10,000 population (persons under age 18), United States, 2001, by

  • Race

Data Source

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


U.S. civilian population: children under age 18.


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



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