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Health Reports & Data

Adolescent Health- Asthma

Asthma in young children is a serious public health problem in the US. The National Health Interview Survey has found that persons under 18 years have higher rates of asthma than any other age group. Asthma in children results in missed days of school, limitations on daily activities, emergency department visits for treatment of asthma symptoms, and hospitalizations.

Asthma and Smoking Status
For the year(s) 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011