The Economic Burden of Asthma in the United States, 2008‐2013

  title={The Economic Burden of Asthma in the United States, 2008‐2013},
  author={T. Nurmagambetov and Robin Kuwahara and P. Garbe},
  journal={Annals of the American Thoracic Society},
  • T. Nurmagambetov, Robin Kuwahara, P. Garbe
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the American Thoracic Society
  • Rationale: Asthma is a chronic disease that affects quality of life, productivity at work and school, and healthcare use; and it can result in death. [...] Key Method For the main analysis, we applied two‐part regression models to estimate asthma‐related annual per‐person incremental medical costs and negative binomial models to estimate absenteeism associated with asthma. Results: Of 213,994 people in the pooled sample, 10,237 persons had treated asthma (prevalence, 4.8%).Expand Abstract
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