May 13, 2022: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed six Connecticut Counties in the High/Orange category as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Fairfield and New London Counties are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents in these counties should wear a mask indoors in public; stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Additional precautions may be needed for residents who are at high risk for severe illness. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Data Briefs & Fact Sheets

Youth Asthma in Connecticut, Current Estimates (December 2016)

An estimated 30,000 children in grades 6 through 12, or 10.4% of middle and high school students, in Connecticut reported having an episode of asthma or an asthma attack in the past 12 months.

Youth Asthma in Connecticut, Current Estimates (December 2015) 

An estimated 30,000 children in grades 6 through 12, or 10.5% of middle and high school students, in Connecticut reported having an episode of asthma or an asthma attack in the past 12 months.

Asthma Data Brief-Comparison of Hospital Healthcare Utilization across Selected Geographic Designations (2013)

This asthma data brief provides statistical information on hospitalization rates, ED rates, and hospital healthcare charges by sex, age, and race/ethnicity. It also provides information on excess asthma hospital healthcare charges among minority populations if their hospitalization and ED visit rates were equivalent to that of the non-Hispanic white population. All statistics are provided by rural classification, county, and the five largest cities.

Fast Facts about Asthma in Connecticut

A one-page summary of facts about asthma in Connecticut based on data from 2005-2010.

Asthma Data Fact Sheets for the Five Largest Cities in Connecticut 2009 

Connecticut is one of the wealthiest states in the nation, but the residents of its five largest cities (Bridgeport, Hartford, New Haven, Stamford, and Waterbury) live in some of the most severe and concentrated pockets of poverty in the United States. This data brief will provide the statistics on these areas of asthma mortality, morbidity and the cost of asthma care.

 

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