FACTS ABOUT ASTHMA

 

1.    Nearly 23 million Americans have asthma

 2.  Asthma affects more than 7 million children.

 3. Asthma has sharply risen in the United States.

 4. Asthma kills nearly 5000 people a year.

 5. Asthma attacks lead to 1.8 million Emergency Room visits and 13 million missed days of school annually.