Table 1

Asthmatic Patients Seen in the CHS System 2008

Number of Patients

Number of Clinic Visits


Total Number of Unique Patients with an Asthma Diagnosis

38,634

77,582


African American Race

14,168

34,551


Hispanic Ethnicity

2,043

4,596


Age < 18

11,058

21,357


Number within Mecklenburg County

16,458

41,961


Uninsured, Medicaid, or Medicare

13,564

31,022


Number of Hospitalizations for Asthma

10,321

NA


Number Emergency Room Visits

30,121

NA


CHS School Children with Asthma

8,500

NA


Tapp et al. BMC Health Services Research 2011 11:188   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-188

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