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California Department of Health Services

Richard A. Kreutzer, MD

(510) 620-3126

Rick.Kreutzer@cdph.ca.gov

Environmental Health Investigations Branch
850 Marina Bay Parkway
Building P, 3rd Floor
Richmond, CA 94804-6403

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/PROGRAMS/CAPHI
http://www.californiabreathing.org/

Breathing Easier in California[PDF - 239 KB]

August 2000


Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective

Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 888 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. In addition, the state health departments in California, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Washington have been funded to conduct special projects addressing surveillance, disparities, or interventions.

State Asthma Plan:
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/caphi/Documents/AsthmaStrategicPlan.5-5-08.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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