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.