The burden of asthma with specific reference to the United States.

@article{Beasley2002TheBO,
  title={The burden of asthma with specific reference to the United States.},
  author={Richard Beasley},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2002},
  volume={109 5 Suppl},
  pages={S482-9}
}
  • Richard Beasley
  • Published 2002 in The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
During the second half of the 20th century, the increasing prevalence, morbidity, economic burden, and, in some countries, mortality from asthma have generated worldwide concern. The prevalence in the United States and other English-speaking countries is higher than that in most other countries, but worldwide variations cannot be explained by current knowledge of recognized risk or protective factors. According to hospital admission rates, asthma morbidity rates have also risen throughout the… CONTINUE READING

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