Asthma Trends Brief
A look at asthma morbidity and mortality trends
Asthma affects 25.2 million people, including 6.2 million children, and accounts for millions of emergency department visits and tens of billions in healthcare costs each year. This report presents descriptions, figures, and detailed tables on trends and current patterns of the burden of asthma among adults and children.
Asthma Trends and Burden
View trends and disparities in asthma mortality (deaths), prevalence (number of cases), healthcare use, number of missed school and work days, and economic costs.
Current Asthma Demographics
View current asthma rates across demographic groups including sex and age, race/ethnicity, Hispanic subgroups, family income, health insurance coverage, and state.
See a complete list of the data tables available in this brief.