Population Health and Vital Statistics

Hospital Inpatient Discharges & Emergency Room Visits Statistics

For Asthma

Inpatient Discharges for All-listed Diagnosis

Asthma-related emergency room visits and inpatient discharges by month (Figure 1)

Number of times for asthma was mentioned in one or more of the diagnostic fields in the hospital discharge records (Table A)

Number of asthma-related inpatient discharges by race/ethnicity, gender, age group, and county of residence (Table B)

Inpatient Discharges for First-listed Diagnosis

Number of inpatient discharges with asthma as first-listed diagnosis by age group, gender, race/ethnicity, and county of residence (Table 1)

Patient days for inpatient discharges with asthma as first-listed diagnosis by age group, gender, race/ethnicity, and county of residence (Table 2)

Average length of hospital stay for inpatient discharges with asthma as first-listed diagnosis by age group, gender, race/ethnicity, and county of residence (Table 3)

Rate of inpatient discharges with asthma as first-listed diagnosis by gender, age group, race/ethnicity, and county of residence (Table 4)

Rate of patient days with asthma as first-listed diagnosis by gender, age group, race/ethnicity, and county of residence (Table 5)

Hospital Inpatient Discharges vs. Emergency Room Visits

Emergency room visits and discharges of inpatients with asthma by gender, age group, and county of residence (Table 6)

Emergency room visits and discharges of inpatients with asthma by age among children 18 years or younger (Table 7)

The first-listed (or primary diagnosis) was used to identify the discharges for asthma ICD-9-CM code 493/ICD-10-CM code J44 in Tables 1-5. Any mention of ICD-9-CM code 493/ICD-10-CM code J44 was used to identify asthma-related discharges in Tables A and B.

This report was prepared and made Web-ready by:

  • Marguerite L. Sagna, Ph.D., Arizona Vital Statistician
  • Sanhita Gupta, Vital Statistics Health Management Analyst
  • Clare Torres, Senior Health Data Analyst