Did you know…?

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.

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