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Use this dashboard to view ZIP, county, and state-level ED visit trends for asthma and COPD from 2017-present. The population denominator data used in this dashboard are from the North Carolina State Demographer platform.

Asthma and COPD ED visits are identified based on ICD-10-CM codes. Trends may be impacted by missing data. Please contact us with any questions!

Additional sources of asthma and COPD data are available using the links below the dashboard.

Additional Sources of Asthma and COPD data


CDC Wonder Death certificate data. Typically, asthma and COPD are combined into a Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease (CLRD) category for monitoring mortality trends.
CDC Asthma Surveillance Data National and state-level data on a variety of asthma indicators including prevalence, healthcare utilization, and mortality
CDC COPD Data and Statistics National trends and maps (some down to the census tract level). National maps show death rates, county and census-tract level show prevalence estimates.
CDC PLACES: Local Data for Better Health PLACES provides model-based population-level analysis and community estimates to all counties, places (incorporated and census designated places), census tracts, and ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) across the United States. Estimates are available for asthma and COPD.
CDC National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (Tracking Network) brings together health data and environment data from national, state, and city sources and provides supporting information to make the data easier to understand. The Tracking Network has data and information on environments and hazards, health effects, and population health.
Medicare Chronic Conditions Dashboard County-level Medicare prevalence trends for a variety of chronic conditions including asthma and COPD
NC BRFSS Statewide and regional data on select chronic conditions including asthma and COPD
NC State Center for Health Statistics (NC SCHS) Leading Causes of Death: counts and rates for the most recent available year as well as an aggregated 5-year crude rate, and a 5-year age adjusted rate.