Funder: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Author: Laura Summer, Georgetown University, Center on an Aging Society; Joelle Simpson, Center for Health Care Strategies

October 2001 | Report


The precipitous rise of asthma in the United States, particularly among children, has vast health, quality of life, and economic implications for patients. This Chartbook identifies the population of children with asthma and tracks asthma-related costs in private and publicly financed health care systems.