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Asthma hospitalization rates are a ected by multiple factors, including access to health care, income level and air

pollution.

TRACKING ASTHMA IN THE HOUSTON AREA

Asthma hospitalizations per 10,000 people, by ZIP code


SAN JACINTO COUNTY
45

Less than 10 10 to 20 20 to 40 40 to 50 50 to 60 No data*

MONTGOMERY COUNTY
59

4 mi. LIBERTY COUNTY


1960 90

290

WALLER COUNTY

HARRIS COUNTY
8

146 10

AUSTIN COUNTY

10 610 99 225

CHAMBERS COUNTY

90A 59 6 45

GALVESTON COUNTY

FORT BEND COUNTY

288 35

Rates by county
Asthma-related hospitalization rates, 2007-2009.

BRAZORIA COUNTY
* ZIP codes with fewer than 30 total hospitalizations werent reported by the state to protect patients identities. Source: Texas Department of State Health Services YANG WANG, JAY CARR : C H R O N I C L E

Rate per 10,000 people

Liberty San Jacinto Galveston Harris Waller Brazoria Montgomery Austin Fort Bend Chambers

37.9 30.3 26.6 16.7 16.7 15.8 15.6 11.6 11.3 11.1