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Data List for Emergency Department Visits due to Asthma by Utah Small Area, 2011-2012

Utah Small AreasAge-adjusted Rate per 10,000 PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNote
Record Count: 67
Brigham City18.014.322.3
Box Elder Co (Other)25.621.430.4
Logan14.712.617.0Lower than State
Cache Co (Oth)/Rich Co (All)13.511.216.2Lower than State
Ben Lomond26.423.429.6Higher than State
Morgan Co (All)/Weber Co (E)11.79.514.3Lower than State
Ogden (Downtown)41.136.546.0Higher than State
South Ogden31.327.235.8Higher than State
Roy/Hooper17.314.720.3Lower than State
Riverdale26.722.431.7Higher than State
Clearfield/Hill AFB21.719.224.5
Layton16.714.719.0Lower than State
Syracuse/Kaysville10.38.412.5Lower than State
Farmington/Centerville9.67.512.2Lower than State
Woods Cross/North Salt Lake21.117.525.3
Bountiful17.214.720.1Lower than State
SLC (Rose Park)38.934.244.0Higher than State
SLC (Avenues)26.020.832.2
SLC (Foothill/U of U)16.612.821.1Lower than State
Magna30.225.735.3Higher than State
SLC (Glendale)50.745.056.8Higher than State
West Valley (West) than State
West Valley (East) than State; Small Area effective 2011 and before
West Valley (East) V248.042.154.4Higher than State; Small Area effective after 2011
SLC (Downtown)28.424.932.3Higher than State
South Salt Lake47.541.654.1Higher than State
Millcreek27.924.731.3Higher than State
Cottonwood13.911.416.7Lower than State
Kearns35.931.241.1Higher than State; Small Area effective 2011 and before
Kearns V254.546.863.1Higher than State; Small Area effective after 2011
Taylorsville (E)/Murray (W)33.429.238.0Higher than State; renamed from Taylorsville
Taylorsville (West)13.09.817.0Lower than State
Murray47.842.353.7Higher than State
Midvale43.538.149.4Higher than State
West Jordan (NE)28.322.934.6Higher than State
West Jordan (NE) V232.926.440.6Higher than State; Small Area effective after 2011
West Jordan (SE)26.022.330.1Higher than State
West Jordan (W)/Copperton17.914.621.7Lower than State
South Jordan11.89.814.2Lower than State
Sandy (Center)20.417.823.4
Sandy (NE)12.99.617.0Lower than State
Sandy (SE)13.410.416.9Lower than State
Riverton/Draper16.114.218.2Lower than State
Tooele Co35.432.039.1Higher than State
Lehi/Cedar Valley11.19.413.0Lower than State
American Fork/Alpine13.010.915.4Lower than State
Pleasant Grove/Lindon11.49.413.6Lower than State
Orem (North)18.715.622.2
Orem (West) than State
Orem (East) than State
Provo (North)/BYU9.26.911.9Lower than State
Provo (South)25.021.528.9
Springville/Spanish Fork11.49.813.2Lower than State
Utah Co (South) than State
Summit Co14.111.417.3Lower than State
Wasatch Co19.315.623.7
TriCounty LHD37.834.241.8Higher than State
Juab/Millard/Sanpete Co28.425.232.0Higher than State
Sevier/Piute/Wayne Co40.935.347.2Higher than State
Carbon/Emery Co34.430.039.4Higher than State
Grand/San Juan Co16.012.620.1Lower than State
St George23.320.825.9
Washington Co (Other)19.216.821.8Lower than State
Cedar City17.614.820.9Lower than State
Southwest LHD (Other)19.715.824.4

Data Notes

The ICD-9 code used to define asthma is 493. All ED encounters are included in the presented data, which includes those that were treat and release visits, as well as those that resulted in hospital admission.   [[br]] [[br]] Rates were age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population. Due to Utah Small Area boundary changes in 2012, some of the Small Area rates presented include only select years of data. See chart for details.

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department Encounter Database, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, Utah Department of Health
  • Population estimates produced by staff in the UDOH Center for Health Data and Informatics. Linear interpolation of U.S. Census Bureau and ESRI ZIP Code data provided annual population estimates for ZIP Code areas by sex and age groups, IBIS Version 2011

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Rate: Emergency department visits due to asthma (ICD-9 code 493) per 10,000 Utah residents. Number: Emergency department visits due to asthma.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator:Rate/Number: Number of emergency department visits among the Utah population with asthma as the principle diagnosis.
Denominator:Rate: Utah Population. Number: Not applicable.

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 12/12/2014

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