Did you know?
- Asthma leads to nearly two million emergency room visits each year.
- Worsening asthma symptoms result in 14 million doctor visits and 439,000 hospital stays.
- Asthma is the third leading cause of hospitalization in children.
- An asthma hospital stay lasts an average of 3 and a half days.
- African Americans are three times more likely to be hospitalized from asthma compared to patients of other races.
- Asthma is an incurable illness that makes it hard for people to breathe.