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Mississippi State Department of Health

Monica Stinson, MS, CHES
Asthma Program Coordinator

(601) 576-7415

(601) 576-8168

Monica.Stinson@msdh.state.ms.us

Office of Health Data and Research
Mississippi State Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/43,0,235.html

Breathing Easier in Mississippi[PDF - 199 KB]

September 2003

Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective


Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 512 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.

 

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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