National surveillance of asthma: United States, 2001-2010.

  title={National surveillance of asthma: United States, 2001-2010.},
  author={Jeanne E. Moorman and Lara J Akinbami and Cathy M. Bailey and Hatice S. Zahran and Michael E. King and Carol A Johnson and Xiang Liu},
  journal={Vital & health statistics. Series 3, Analytical and epidemiological studies},
BACKGROUND Asthma is prevalent but treatable: adherence to evidence-based treatment lessens impairment and lowers the risk of future exacerbations. OBJECTIVE This report details recent trends in asthma prevalence, health care use, and mortality since 2001 and presents an overview of trends since 1980. METHODS Asthma prevalence estimates were obtained… CONTINUE READING