Trends in Asthma Mortality by Sex and Race/Ethnicity

Trends in Asthma Mortality by Sex and Race/Ethnicity

  Total Male Female White Non-Hispanic Black Other Hispanic
Year Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1999 4,657 1.7 1,620 1.3 3,037 2.0 3,011 1.4 1,134 4.0 179 1.4 320 1.4
2000 4,487 1.6 1,632 1.3 2,855 1.8 2,836 1.3 1,145 3.9 183 1.3 292 1.3
2001 4,269 1.5 1,479 1.2 2,790 1.8 2,717 1.2 1,092 3.7 167 1.2 274 1.2
2002 4,261 1.5 1,580 1.2 2,681 1.7 2,720 1.2 1,083 3.5 147 1.2 287 1.2
2003 4,099 1.4 1,493 1.2 2,606 1.6 2,589 1.1 1,019 3.2 178 1.1 299 1.1
2004 3,816 1.3 1,386 1.1 2,430 1.5 2,377 1.0 1,001 3.2 146 1.0 281 1.0
2005 3,884 1.3 1,315 1.0 2,569 1.5 2,475 1.1 1,002 3.1 149 1.1 248 1.1
2006 3,613 1.2 1,296 1.0 2,317 1.4 2,246 1.0 943 2.8 154 1.0 257 1.0
2007 3,447 1.1 1,274 0.9 2,173 1.2 2,151 0.9 893 2.6 163 0.9 239 0.9
2008 3,397 1.1 1,186 0.8 2,211 1.2 2,070 0.9 892 2.5 153 0.9 271 0.9
2009 3,388 1.1 1,220 0.8 2,168 1.2 2,012 0.8 905 2.5 159 0.8 302 0.8
2010 3,404 1.0 1,283 0.9 2,121 1.2 2,082 0.9 862 2.4 155 0.9 292 0.9
2011 3,345 1.0 1,262 0.8 2,083 1.1 2,023 0.8 899 2.4 171 0.8 244 0.8
2012 3,531 1.0 1,357 0.9 2,174 1.2 2,159 0.9 948 2.5 136 0.9 277 0.9
2013 3,630 1.1 1,410 0.9 2,220 1.2 2,100 0.8 991 2.6 204 0.8 327 0.8
2014 3,651 1.1 1,392 0.9 2,259 1.2 2,163 0.9 991 2.5 182 0.9 301 0.9
2015 3,615 1.0 1,388 0.9 2,227 1.1 2,119 0.8 966 2.4 195 0.8 305 0.8
2016 3,518 1.0 1,356 0.8 2,162 1.1 2,042 0.8 951 2.3 174 0.8 334 0.8
Year Number Rate Number Rate 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.

  • Age-adjusted rates are per 100,000 population and should be used for comparisons as they account for important underlying differences between populations.
  • Deaths are coded by the 10th revision of International Classification of Diseases, codes J45-J46.

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