About the Data
Prevalence estimates shown as percentage charts for asthma and diabetes are from Washington County Public Health. The percentages are age-adjusted to enable more useful comparisons between different populations or locations that have different age demographics.
State-level prevalence estimates are from the CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
Chronic lower respiratory disease mortality data was queried from CDC Wonder based on the following parameters: Underlying Cause of Death, ICD-10 codes: J40-J47.
Diabetes mortality, also from CDC Wonder, uses Multiple (not underlying) Cause of Death to more broadly capture cases where diabetes may contribute to mortality. It uses ICD-10 codes ICD-10 codes: E10-E14.
Heart disease mortality, also from CDC Wonder, uses Underlying Cause of Death, ICD-10 codes: I00-I02, I05-I09, I11, I13, I20-I25, I26-I28, I30-I51.
Cancer mortality, also from CDC WONDER, uses ICD-10 codes: C00-C97.