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Washington State Department of Health

Keith Zang MME, BSEH, AE-C
Asthma Program Manager

(360) 236-3631

(360) 236-3708

Keith.zang@doh.wa.gov

Washington State Department of Health
Community Based Prevention
P.O. Box 47855
Olympia, Washington, 98504-7855

http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/
IllnessandDisease/Asthma.aspx

Breathing Easier in Washington [PDF - 418 KB]

September 2002

Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective


Asthma State Data Profile: PDF - 465 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 Plan:
http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/Pubs/345-290_AsthmaPlan2011-15.pdf

Burden Report:
http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/Pubs/345-240-AsthmaBurdenRept13.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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