Asthma Data

Rhode Island Numbers

  • In 2012 about 112,000 Rhode Islanders had asthma.

Lifetime asthma: reported ever being diagnosed with asthma by a physician.
Current asthma reported that they still have asthma

Rates: Age-adjusted to the year 2000 U.S. standard population.
First diagnosis: the principal or primary discharge diagnosis of asthma ICD-9-CM codes 493.00493.92.

Hospitalization Rates by Age/Ethnicity, 2010 - 2012