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Data List for Emergency Department Visits due to Asthma by Utah Small Area, 2013-2014

Utah Small AreasAge-adjusted Rate per 10,000 PopulationLower LimitUpper LimitNote
Record Count: 64
Brigham City20.316.424.9
Box Elder Co (Other)23.519.528.1
Logan12.510.714.7Lower than State
Cache Co (Oth)/Rich Co (All)13.110.815.7Lower than State
Ben Lomond23.020.325.9
Morgan Co (All)/Weber Co (E)10.98.813.3Lower than State
Ogden (Downtown)37.633.442.3Higher than State
South Ogden32.728.537.3Higher than State
Riverdale31.626.936.9Higher than State
Clearfield/Hill AFB22.419.825.2
Layton18.015.920.3Lower than State
Syracuse/Kaysville9.37.611.3Lower than State
Farmington/Centerville18.315.321.7Lower than State
Woods Cross/North Salt Lake24.821.029.0
SLC (Rose Park) than State
SLC (Avenues)30.424.936.8Higer than State
SLC (Foothill/U of U) than State
Magna35.030.040.8Higher than State
SLC (Glendale)52.046.458.2Higher than State
West Valley (West)42.339.145.7Higher than State
West Valley (East) V251.847.456.4Higher than State
SLC (Downtown)27.223.830.8Higher than State
South Salt Lake57.150.664.2Higher than State
Millcreek28.825.732.1Higher than State
Cottonwood16.213.419.2Lower than State
Kearns V248.943.654.6Higher than State
Taylorsville (E)/Murray (W)39.635.144.6Higher than State
Taylorsville (West)27.924.331.9Higher than State
Murray44.439.350.1Higher than State
Midvale51.445.957.5Higher than State
West Jordan (NE) V235.730.841.1Higher than State
West Jordan (SE) than State
West Jordan (W)/Copperton22.818.627.5
South Jordan14.412.216.9Lower than State
Sandy (Center)27.624.630.9Higher than State
Sandy (NE)17.513.722.0Lower than State
Sandy (SE) than State
Riverton/Draper14.612.916.5Lower than State
Tooele Co37.534.141.2Higher than State
Lehi/Cedar Valley12.210.514.1Lower than State
American Fork/Alpine14.912.617.5Lower than State
Pleasant Grove/Lindon13.611.416.1Lower than State
Orem (North) than State
Orem (West)20.817.025.3
Orem (East)16.412.820.6Lower than State
Provo (North)/BYU10.17.613.1Lower than State
Provo (South)22.018.725.6
Springville/Spanish Fork13.011.314.9Lower than State
Utah Co (South)18.615.422.3Lower than State
Summit Co11.69.214.3Lower than State
Wasatch Co16.112.820.0Lower than State
TriCounty LHD44.740.948.8Higher than State
Juab/Millard/Sanpete Co24.021.027.3
Sevier/Piute/Wayne Co30.125.435.4Higher than State
Carbon/Emery Co35.631.040.8Higher than State
St George21.719.424.2
Washington Co (Other)17.315.119.7Lower than State
Cedar City20.517.523.9
Southwest LHD (Other)20.616.425.5

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. A description of the Utah Small Areas may be found on IBIS at the following URL: [].

Data Sources

  • Emergency Department Encounter Database, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, Utah Department of Health
  • Population estimates produced by 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 2015

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Rate: Emergency department visits due to asthma (ICD-9 code 493) per 10,000 Utah residents. [[br]] 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. [[br]] Number: Not applicable.

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 10/19/2016

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