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Data and Confidence Limits for Emergency Department Visits due to Asthma by Utah Small Area, 2010-2011

Utah Small Areas Age-adjusted Rate per 10,000 Population Lower Limit Upper Limit Note
Record Count: 63
Brigham City 14.4 11.2 18.3 Lower than State
Box Elder Co (Other) 26.4 22.1 31.2 Higher than State
Logan 14.4 12.4 16.7 Lower than State
Cache Co (Oth)/Rich Co (All) 13.9 11.4 16.6 Lower than State
Ben Lomond 27.6 24.5 30.9 Higher than State
Morgan Co (All)/Weber Co (E) 11.6 9.4 14.1 Lower than State
Ogden (Downtown) 40.7 36.0 45.7 Higher than State
South Ogden 27.8 24.1 31.9 Higher than State
Roy/Hooper 18.1 15.3 21.1 Lower than State
Riverdale 33.8 28.8 39.4 Higher than State
Clearfield/Hill AFB 22.6 20.0 25.5
Layton 16.5 14.5 18.8 Lower than State
Syracuse/Kaysville 11.2 9.1 13.6 Lower than State
Farmington/Centerville 11.7 9.2 14.8 Lower than State
Woods Cross/North Salt Lake 22.4 18.7 26.7
Bountiful 15.7 13.3 18.4 Lower than State
SLC (Rose Park) 35.4 31.0 40.2 Higher than State
SLC (Avenues) 22.9 18.3 28.4
SLC (Foothill/U of U) 15.0 11.5 19.4 Lower than State
Magna 28.4 23.9 33.4 Higher than State
SLC (Glendale) 44.8 39.4 50.7 Higher than State
West Valley (West) 33.9 30.8 37.3 Higher than State
West Valley (East) 39.8 36.0 43.9 Higher than State
SLC (Downtown) 29.2 25.8 33.0 Higher than State
South Salt Lake 40.0 34.7 46.0 Higher than State
Millcreek 25.3 22.4 28.5 Higher than State
Holladay 25.3 22.0 29.0 Higher than State
Cottonwood 14.3 11.8 17.1 Lower than State
Kearns 37.4 34.0 41.1 Higher than State
Taylorsville (E)/Murray (W) 31.3 27.4 35.7 Higher than State
Murray 46.7 41.4 52.5 Higher than State
Midvale 35.9 31.1 41.2 Higher than State
West Jordan (NE) 29.2 25.2 33.5 Higher than State
West Jordan (SE) 23.0 19.6 27.0
West Jordan (W)/Copperton 24.0 19.1 29.8
South Jordan 15.5 12.8 18.6 Lower than State
Sandy (Center) 19.1 16.6 21.9
Sandy (NE) 14.8 11.2 19.1 Lower than State
Sandy (SE) 13.8 10.6 17.6 Lower than State
Riverton/Draper 17.1 15.2 19.2 Lower than State
Tooele Co 28.4 25.4 31.7 Higher than State
Lehi/Cedar Valley 11.9 10.3 13.8 Lower than State
American Fork/Alpine 12.1 10.0 14.5 Lower than State
Pleasant Grove/Lindon 8.8 7.1 10.9 Lower than State
Orem (North) 16.9 13.9 20.4 Lower than State
Orem (West) 12.4 9.4 16.0 Lower than State
Orem (East) 7.7 5.2 10.8 Lower than State
Provo (North)/BYU 6.3 4.6 8.5 Lower than State
Provo (South) 24.2 20.6 28.2
Springville/Spanish Fork 12.1 10.4 14.0 Lower than State
Utah Co (South) 17.3 13.9 21.2 Lower than State
Summit Co 16.0 13.1 19.3 Lower than State
Wasatch Co 15.0 11.6 18.9 Lower than State
TriCounty LHD 45.9 41.8 50.2 Higher than State
Juab/Millard/Sanpete Co 27.3 24.1 30.8 Higher than State
Sevier/Piute/Wayne Co 41.7 36.2 47.9 Higher than State
Carbon/Emery Co 35.1 30.6 40.0 Higher than State
Grand/San Juan Co 16.0 12.6 20.0 Lower than State
St George 20.7 18.4 23.1
Washington Co (Other) 19.8 17.3 22.7
Cedar City 17.5 14.6 20.9 Lower than State
Southwest LHD (Other) 17.4 13.7 21.6 Lower than State
State 21.7 21.3 22.2

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.   Rates were age-adjusted to the U.S. 2000 standard population.

Data Sources

Emergency Department Encounter Database, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, Utah Department of Health. The population estimates were produced by staff in the Utah Department of Health Center for Health Data. 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.

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Definition

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: 10/23/2013


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Content updated: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:09:24 MST