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Respiratory Diseases

RD-3.3 Reduce emergency department (ED) visits for asthma among adults aged 65 years and older

Emergency department visits for asthma among adults (per 10,000 population, 65+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 21.9 (2005-2007)
2020 Target: 13.71
Desired Direction: Decrease
  • Populations
  • 1995-1997
  • 1998-2000
  • 2001-2003
  • 2005-20072
  • 2008-2010
  • Total  View chart
  • 29.5
  • 31.5
  • 30.9
  • 21.9
  • 31.6
Data Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS), CDC/NCHS; Population Estimates, Census
Data:
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
Footnotes:

1 Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2 Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

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Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.