Focus on Asthma
Quality of Asthma Care
Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations, 2005
Potentially Preventable Asthma Hospitalizations per 100,000 Population in New York in 2005. Bar chart. For children ages 2-17, rate for New York is 254, Northeast is 193, and the Nation is 165. For adults 18 years and older, rate for New York is 171, Northeast is 149, and the Nation is 127. For adults 65 years and older, rate for New York is 297, Northeast is 267, and the Nation is 245. These measures are from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).