Child Asthma Indicator

Child Asthma measures the number of children age 19 and under who visit the emergency room to treat complications of asthma.

Latest Measure (2015)

Child Asthma Score 1 Indicator scores are represented on a scale from 1 to 100.
Disparity Ratio 10.80 Disparity direction: black-white
Emergency room visits for asthma per 1,000 children age 19 and under

Black children are more than ten times as likely as white children to visit emergency rooms for asthma-related complications.

Source: Missouri Department of Health and Social Services


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