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Delaware

State or CountyTotal PopulationPediatric AsthmaAdult AsthmaCOPDLung Cancer
Delaware 952,065 16,500 63,100 47,500 650
Kent 174,827 3,245 11,406 8,308 119
New Castle 556,987 9,810 37,077 26,296 379
Sussex 220,251 3,400 14,617 12,861 150

*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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