Asthma hospitalization rate per 10,000 - Aged 65 years or older

Source: 2009-2011 SPARCS Data as of February, 2013

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  Discharges Average Population Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 10 12 14 36 7,384 16.3
Cattaraugus 21 13 20 54 12,474 14.4
Chautauqua 40 29 21 90 22,228 13.5
Erie 272 190 202 664 144,395 15.3
Genesee s s s 25 9,459 8.8
Niagara 56 50 36 142 34,127 13.9
Orleans s s s 29 6,135 15.8
Wyoming 14 14 21 49 5,701 28.6
Region Total 439 327 323 1,089 241,902 15.0
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 40 31 22 93 13,885 22.3
Livingston 15 16 10 41 8,798 15.5
Monroe 155 155 146 456 103,698 14.7
Ontario 11 13 13 37 16,619 7.4
Schuyler 7 6 8 21 3,120 22.4
Seneca s s s 12 5,391 7.4
Steuben 30 32 11 73 15,555 15.6
Wayne 16 26 21 63 13,309 15.8
Yates s s s 8 4,212 6.3*
Region Total 282 286 236 804 184,586 14.5
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 16 25 26 67 12,155 18.4
Cortland s s s 17 6,433 8.8
Herkimer 17 26 19 62 10,622 19.5
Jefferson s s s 19 13,370 4.7
Lewis s s s 12 4,013 10.0
Madison 15 19 22 56 10,100 18.5
Oneida 115 109 117 341 38,125 29.8
Onondaga 75 87 78 240 65,360 12.2
Oswego 18 15 6 39 15,352 8.5
St. Lawrence 23 18 30 71 15,375 15.4
Tompkins 8 6 10 24 10,907 7.3
Region Total 300 316 332 948 201,812 15.7
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 52 50 55 157 32,795 16.0
Chenango 11 12 10 33 8,419 13.1
Tioga s s s 12 7,945 5.0
Region Total 66 67 69 202 49,159 13.7
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 84 102 81 267 41,940 21.2
Clinton 35 47 38 120 11,072 36.1
Columbia 11 11 8 30 11,314 8.8
Delaware 14 14 15 43 9,199 15.6
Essex 10 9 9 28 6,936 13.5
Franklin 25 13 9 47 6,930 22.6
Fulton 18 20 21 59 8,923 22.0
Greene 11 12 7 30 8,318 12.0
Hamilton s s s s 1,117 s
Montgomery 9 13 19 41 8,349 16.4
Otsego 17 19 15 51 10,258 16.6
Rensselaer 52 52 39 143 21,508 22.2
Saratoga 32 32 38 102 29,954 11.4
Schenectady 33 15 19 67 23,342 9.6
Schoharie s s s 10 5,127 6.5
Warren 20 32 20 72 11,462 20.9
Washington 21 18 13 52 9,769 17.7
Region Total 396 413 356 1,165 225,519 17.2
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 60 59 70 189 40,165 15.7
Orange 78 81 114 273 41,124 22.1
Putnam 36 25 29 90 12,424 24.1
Rockland 95 100 158 353 42,046 28.0
Sullivan s s s 19 11,372 5.6
Ulster 26 37 40 103 27,068 12.7
Westchester 302 325 335 962 138,652 23.1
Region Total 607 630 752 1,989 312,850 21.2
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 1,484 1,421 1,380 4,285 147,588 96.8
Kings 1,726 1,774 1,741 5,241 293,214 59.6
New York 968 948 964 2,880 213,545 45.0
Queens 1,030 999 1,018 3,047 292,646 34.7
Richmond 186 165 221 572 60,644 31.4
Region Total 5,394 5,307 5,324 16,025 1,007,636 53.0
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 541 559 598 1,698 206,152 27.5
Suffolk 431 430 501 1,362 204,514 22.2
Region Total 972 989 1,099 3,060 410,666 24.8
New York State 8,456 8,335 8,491 25,282 2,634,131 32.0

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

s: Data do not meet reporting criteria

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