Self-reported asthma prevalence in adults in California.


Data from the 1998 California Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) were examined. The BRFSS is an ongoing statewide telephone survey of randomly selected adults. The prevalence of self-reported lifetime asthma was 13.6% and the prevalence of active asthma was 6.6%. Prevalence rates were highest among African-Americans and lowest among… (More)


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@article{Behren2002SelfreportedAP, title={Self-reported asthma prevalence in adults in California.}, author={Julie von Behren and Richard A Kreutzer and Alexandra Hernandez}, journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma}, year={2002}, volume={39 5}, pages={429-40} }