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Massachusetts

State or CountyTotal PopulationPediatric AsthmaAdult AsthmaCOPDLung Cancer
Massachusetts 6,794,422 167,645 555,374 307,924 4,302
Barnstable 214,333 4,053 17,645 12,686 136
Berkshire 127,828 2,707 10,567 6,708 81
Bristol 556,772 14,095 45,031 25,669 353
Dukes 17,299 382 1,419 905 11
Essex 776,043 20,461 62,022 35,610 491
Franklin 70,601 1,529 5,860 3,595 45
Hampden 470,690 12,692 37,479 21,025 298
Hampshire 161,292 2,972 14,134 7,399 102
Middlesex 1,585,139 38,994 130,333 70,034 1,004
Nantucket 10,925 277 890 489 7
Norfolk 696,023 18,065 55,890 31,991 440
Plymouth 510,393 13,710 40,386 23,953 323
Suffolk 778,121 16,162 67,807 31,251 493
Worcester 818,963 21,546 65,911 36,609 519

*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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