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Did You Know

  • People with asthma are exposed to a variety of asthma triggers at home. Find out what may be causing symptoms in your your home. 

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  • Children in Imperial County visit the Emergency Department for asthma at a rate nearly 3 times higher than the state average.

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  • The California Environmental Health Tracking Program (CEHTP) web portal is the place to find infomation about asthma and other health outcomes impacted by environmental exposures.

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California County Asthma Statistics

  • Asthma ED Visits per 10,000 Residents by Age, Compared to HP2010 Targets, California and Contra Costa County, 2008

    AgesContra Costa CountyCaliforniaHP2010
    0-4 145.9 102.5 80
    5-64 59.9 39.8 50
    65+ 50.1 37.7 15

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    Data Source: Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), 2008.