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State or CountyTotal PopulationPediatric AsthmaAdult AsthmaCOPDLung Cancer
Delaware 945,934 17,330 68,894 52,430 665
Kent 173,533 3,421 12,327 9,164 122
New Castle 556,779 10,363 40,396 29,290 391
Sussex 215,622 3,545 16,172 13,976 152

*DISCLAIMER: The numbers in this publication reflect the estimated prevalence and incidence of lung disease, and not the actual number. These estimates are based on state or national incidence and prevalence estimates applied to the age-specific population of each county; no adjustments are made for any other factors that may affect the actual local prevalence. When citing this information, please be careful to ensure that the nature and limitations of these estimates are understood.

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