Trends in Asthma Mortality by Age

Trends in Asthma Mortality by Age

  <5 5-14 15-44 45-64 65+
Year Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1999 32 0.2 126 0.3 891 0.7 1,190 2.0 2,418 6.9
2000 40 0.2 129 0.3 874 0.7 1,154 1.9 2,290 6.5
2001 41 0.2 99 0.2 828 0.7 1,156 1.8 2,145 6.1
2002 47 0.2 123 0.3 876 0.7 1,144 1.7 2,070 5.8
2003 44 0.2 110 0.3 796 0.6 1,194 1.7 1,955 5.5
2004 36 0.2 105 0.3 732 0.6 1,082 1.5 1,861 5.1
2005 41 0.2 97 0.2 707 0.6 1,115 1.5 1,924 5.3
2006 32 0.2 99 0.2 702 0.6 1,058 1.4 1,722 4.6
2007 45 0.2 107 0.3 654 0.5 999 1.3 1,640 4.3
2008 43 0.2 112 0.3 631 0.5 967 1.2 1,644 4.2
2009 43 0.2 114 0.3 674 0.5 1,021 1.3 1,536 3.9
2010 37 0.2 119 0.3 645 0.5 1,084 1.3 1,519 3.8
2011 41 0.2 128 0.3 647 0.5 1,038 1.3 1,491 3.6
2012 39 0.2 113 0.3 685 0.5 1,153 1.4 1,540 3.6
2013 38 0.2 145 0.4 718 0.6 1,133 1.4 1,596 3.6
2014 31 0.2 130 0.3 801 0.6 1,163 1.4 1,526 3.3
2015 28 0.1 161 0.4 763 0.6 1,119 1.3 1,544 3.2
2016 35 0.2 134 0.3 798 0.6 1,115 1.3 1,436 2.9
Year Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate

Sources:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. CDC Wonder On-line Database, compiled from Compressed Mortality File 1999-2016 Series 20 No. 2U, 2019.

  • Death rates are age-specific and per 100,000 population.
  • Deaths are coded by the 10th revision of International Classification of Diseases, codes J45-J46.

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