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Alabama Department of Public Health

Melissa K. Dean, LBSW

(334) 206-5504

melissa.dean@adph.state.al.us

Alabama Department of Public Health
201 Monroe St., Suite 1274-L
Montgomery, AL 36104

http://www.adph.org/asthma

Breathing Easier in Alabama[PDF - 441 KB]

September 2009

Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective


Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 893 KB


Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in Alabama, California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin to conduct asthma surveillance, maintain and expand partnerships, implement statewide comprehensive asthma plans with their partners, implement interventions to reduce the burden of asthma, and develop and implement an evaluation plan.

State Asthma Control Plan:
http://www.adph.org/asthma/assets/ALAsthmaStatePlan2009.pdf

 

Data & Surveillance

Percents by Age, Sex, and Race, United States, 2012. Age: Child = 9.3%, Adult =  8.0%, Sex: Male = 7.0%, Female =  9.5%, Race/Ethnicity: White =  8.1%, Black =  11.9%, Hispanic =  7%. Source: National Health Interview Survey, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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