Data and Surveillance

Reports and Publications

Learn more about Surveillance Summaries; Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report and Publications; National Center for Health Statistics; Other Related Articles, Publications, and Links; and State Data Profiles.

  • Asthma in Children
    This report describes the burden of asthma in children in the US and how asthma symptoms can be controlled by avoiding or reducing exposure to asthma triggers and by following recommendations for asthma education and appropriate medical care.
  • Asthma Facts: CDC’s National Asthma Control Program Grantees Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2.7 MB]
    This report describes asthma prevalence, healthcare utilization, asthma self-management education, and mortality for the program’s funded grantees in 34 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • Fact Sheet Cdc-pdfCdc-pdf[PDF – 430 KB]
    Data from the CDC National Asthma Control Program, including data collected using the Asthma Call-back Survey administered in cooperation with the program’s funded grantees.
    This material is provided for historical reference. Some of the data in this fact sheet is no longer current. For up to date asthma surveillance statistics, please visit
  • Asthma Surveillance Summaries
    Asthma Surveillance Summaries present data from multiple years and national sources.
  • Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Publications
    MMWR data are based on information provided weekly to CDC by state health departments.
  • National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Reports and Publications
    NCHS is the principal health statistics agency in the U.S., dedicated to compiling statistical information, identifying health problems and disparities, monitoring trends in health status and health care delivery, and evaluating the impact of health policies and programs.
  • Related Articles, Publications, and Links
    Use related articles, publications, and links to learn more about asthma and the burden of asthma in the U.S.
  • State Data Profiles
    The State Data Profiles provide an overview of the burden of asthma in the 36 National Asthma Control Program grantee states (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) and throughout the U.S.
  • Work-related Asthma
    To estimate the proportion of asthma that is work-related, CDC analyzed data from the 2006-2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) from 38 states and the District of Columbia.
Page last reviewed: June 22, 2018