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.