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Infographic: Financial Impact of Asthma in Children

April 11th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

One of the chronic health problems affecting the quality of lives of children in the United States today is asthma. Of the 20 million people in the United States suffering from asthma, about 9 million are children. The chances of asthma turning into a life threatening disease is more likely in children due to the fact that they have very small air pipes.

This infographic illustrates the cost of asthma on the economy of the states and the country and provides the locations of the top 10 cities in the United States that have the highest rates of asthma attacks.

Facts and Statistics of Asthma in Children

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Asthma Evaluation and Management.