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Georgia Department of Human Resources

Francesca Lopez, MSPH, AE-C
Program Manager, Georgia Asthma Program

(404) 651-7324

(404) 657-4338

fmlopez@dhr.state.ga.us

Prevention and Wellness
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs
Georgia Department of Public Health
2 Peachtree Street, 16-302
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

http://health.state.ga.us/programs/asthma/index.asp

Breathing Easier in Georgia[PDF - 275 KB]

September 2001


Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective

Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 451 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.

 

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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