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Iowa Asthma Hospitalizations

Metadata Updated: September 1, 2023

This dataset contains case counts of asthma inpatient hospitalizations among Iowa residents. These include incidents of asthma attacks, obstructive lung disease, and reactive airway disease. The data are stratified by county of residence, age group, and gender. The data contained in this dataset is collected by the Iowa Hospital Association on behalf of the Iowa Department of Public Health in accordance with Iowa Code section 135.166. This dataset contains confidential information. Small numbers suppression has been applied to data available to the public. The hospital admissions data present state hospital discharge data which reflects more severe exacerbations of asthma. Persons who have to stay in the hospital because of asthma usually have more severe attacks than persons with asthma symptoms who are not hospitalized. This dataset is using hospital admission dates while other public health programs use the hospital discharge dates to count asthma cases. This may cause a difference in asthma rates between this dataset and other public health Web sites.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. Non-Federal: This dataset is covered by different Terms of Use than See Terms License: No license information was provided.

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Metadata Created Date January 20, 2023
Metadata Updated Date September 1, 2023

Metadata Source

Harvested from Iowa metadata

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date January 20, 2023
Metadata Updated Date September 1, 2023
Data First Published 2015-03-25
Data Last Modified 2023-08-30
Category Health Statistics
Public Access Level public
Metadata Context
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Harvest Source Id b99375b9-0a36-4269-920a-6778122ddb87
Harvest Source Title Iowa metadata
Homepage URL
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash df93ea9c7e4e70413d935e67100833f0189a82505e0e0f90d3e4cb945480589a
Source Schema Version 1.1

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