FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT ASTHMA

4% of hospital admissions for asthma attacks are children.

Every day 30,000 Americans suffer an asthma attack.

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America estimates 20 million people suffer asthma symptoms in the US.

Children between the ages 5-17 miss 15 days of school a year due to asthma related conditions.

Approximately 5 million of the American population with asthma is under the age of 18.

Asthma is the cause of 4,000 deaths in the US each year.

The average length hospital stay for asthma related symptoms is 3 days.

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