CDC Publications on Asthma
Below you’ll find a variety of helpful resources, research, and data about asthma for public health professionals.
Research from CDC
Below you’ll find CDC research on asthma and its health effects.
CDC-Funded Publications on Asthma
Read about CDC-funded research on asthma triggers, interventions, and prevention.
Cowan KN, Pennington AF, Gregory T, Hsu J. “Impact of hurricanes on children with asthma: a systematic literature reviewexternal icon.” Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2021.
Hsu J. “US public health resources for coronavirus disease 2019 that are relevant to allergy-immunologyexternal icon.” Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2021.
Perkins AN, Bradley A, Magaldi J. “Case analyses of state-sponsored asthma quality improvement interventions – benefits and technical assistance effortsexternal icon.” Journal of Asthma 2021.
Tompkins LK, Gun JKL, Cherney B et al. “Mass SARS-CoV-2 Testing in a Dormitory-Style Correctional Facility in Arkansasexternal icon.” American Journal of Public Health. 2021.
Cornwell CR, Egan KB, Zahran HS, Mirabelli MC, Hsu J, Chew GL. "Associations of blood lead levels with asthma and blood eosinophils in US childrenexternal icon." Pediatric Allergy Immunology 2020.
Cowan KN, Qin X, Serrano KR, Sircar K, Pennington AF. “Uncontrolled asthma and household environmental exposures in Puerto Ricoexternal icon.” Journal of Asthma 2020.
Dawson P, Rabold EM, Laws RL, Conners EE, Gharpure R, Yin S, Buono SA, Dasu T, Bhattacharyya S, Westergaard RP, Pray IW, Ye D, Nabity SA, Tate JE, Kirking HL. “Loss of taste and smell as distinguishing symptoms of COVID-19.”external icon Clinical Infectious Disease 2020.
Gardner E, Kaplan B, Collins P, Zahran H. "Breathe Well, Live Well: Implementing an Adult Asthma Self-Management Education Programexternal icon," Health Promotion Practice 2020.
Hsu J. "US public health resources for coronavirus disease 2019 that are relevant to allergy-immunologyexternal icon." Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2020.
Hsu J, Qin X, Mirabelli MC, Flanders WD. "Medicaid Expansion, Health Insurance Coverage, and Cost Barriers to Care Among Low-Income Adults with Asthma: The Adult Asthma Call-Back Surveyexternal icon" Journal of Asthma 2020.
Pennington AF, Hsu J, Sircar K, Mirabelli MC, Zahran HS. "Daycare attendance and asthma control, Asthma Call-back Survey 2012-2014"external icon Journal of Asthma 2020.
Qin X, Zahran HS, Malilay J. "Asthma-related emergency department (ED) visits and post-ED visit hospital and critical care admissions, National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2010–2015external icon" Journal of Asthma 2020, epub.
Akinbami LJ, Salo PM, Cloutier MM, Wilkerson JC, Elward KS, Mazurek JM, Williams S, Zeldin DC. “Primary care clinician adherence with asthma guidelines: the National Asthma Survey of Physiciansexternal icon.” Journal of Asthma 2019. epub ahead of print.
Akinbami LJ, Santo L, Williams S, Rechtsteiner EA, Strashny A. “Characteristics of Asthma Visits to Physician Offices in the United States: 2012–2015 National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveypdf icon.” National Health Statistics Reports 2019; 128.
Chow NA, Toda M, Pennington AF, Chew GL et al. “Hurricane-Associated Mold Exposures Among Patients at Risk for Invasive Mold Infections After Hurricane Harvey — Houston, Texas, 2017.” MMWR 2019; 68:469–473.
Diao M, Holloway T, Choi S, O’Neill SM, Al-Hamdan MZ, Van Donkelaar A, Martin RV, Jin X, Fiore AM, Henze DK, Lacey F, Kinney PL, Freedman F, Larkin NK, Zou Y, Kelly JT, Vaidyanathan A. “Methods, availability, and applications of PM2.5 exposure estimates derived from ground measurements, satellite, and atmospheric models.external icon” Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association 2019. Epub.
Herman E, Beavers S, Hamlin B, Thaker K. “Is It Time for a Patient-Centered Quality Measure of Asthma Control?external icon” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice 2019; epub.
Hu Y, Ai HH, Odman MT, Vaidyanathan A, Russell AG. “Development of a WebGIS-Based Analysis Tool for Human Health Protection from the Impacts of Prescribed Fire Smoke in Southeastern USAexternal icon.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2019; 16: 1981.
Lauriola P, Leonard, G, Righ E, Bayleyeg TM, Schnall AH, Malilay J, Louca S, Behbod B, “Natural Disaster—Environmental Health Preparednessexternal icon.” In: Nriagu J. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Environmental Health. Elsevier, vol. 4, pp. 563–573. 2019.
Lewis LM, Johnson T, Lozier M, Zahran HS. “Health communications: provider assessment of asthma controlexternal icon.” Journal of Asthma 2019; 56:12: 1288-1293.
Lewis LM, Mirabelli MC, Beavers SF, Kennedy CM, Shriber J, Stearns D, Morales González JJ, Santiago MS, Félix IM, Ruiz-Serrano K, Dirlikov E, Lozier MJ, Sircar K, Flanders WD, Rivera-García B, Irizarry-Ramos J, Bolaños-Rosero B. “Characterizing environmental asthma triggers and healthcare use patterns in Puerto Ricoexternal icon.” Journal of Asthma, 2019; epub.
Liu Y, Saha S, Hoppe BO, Convertino M. “Degrees and dollars – Health costs associated with suboptimal ambient temperature exposureexternal icon.” Science of the Total Environment. 2019; 678: 702-711.
Nurmagambetov TA, Krishnan JA. “What Will Uncontrolled Asthma Cost in the United States?external icon” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2019; epub.
Pate CA, Qin X, Bailey CM, Zahran HS. “Cost barriers to asthma care by health insurance type among children with asthmaexternal icon.” Journal of Asthma 2019; epub.
Pate CA, Zahran HS, Bailey CM. “Impaired health-related quality of life and related risk factors among US adults with asthmaexternal icon.” Journal of Asthma 2019; 56(4): 1–9.
Pennington AF, Sircar K, Hsu J, Zahran HS, Damon SA, Mirabelli MC. “Communication channels for air quality alerts in the United Statesexternal icon.” Preventive Medicine Reports 2019; 14: epub.
Qin X, Bailey CM, Zahran HS. “Comparison response patterns on landline and cell phone in a call back survey: effects of demographic characteristics and lag days.external icon” Survey Insights: Methods from the Field. 2019; epub.
Rozwadowski FM, Chew GL, Zahran HS, Santorelli ML. “Assessing Indoor Environmental Control Practices by Race/Ethnicity Among Children With Asthma in 14 US States and Puerto Rico, 2013–2014.” Preventing Chronic Disease 2019; 16: E166.
Stevens S, Schreck C, Saha S, Bell J, Kunkel K. “Precipitation and fatal motor vehicle crashes: continental analysis with high-resolution radar data.”external icon Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 2019: epub.
Swann JL, Griffin PM, Keskinocak P, Bieder I, Yildirim FM, Nurmagambetov T, Hsu J, Seeff L, Singleton CM. “Return on investment of self-management education and home visits for children with asthma.”external icon Journal of Asthma. 2019; epub.
Vaidyanathan A, Saha S, Vicedo-Cabrera AM, Gasparrini A, Abdurehman N, Jordan R, Hawkins M, Hess J, Elixhause A. “Assessment of extreme heat and hospitalizations to inform early warning systemsexternal icon.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2019; 116 (12): 5420-5427.
Angel JC, Swanston BM, Boustead KC, Conlon KR, Hall JL, Jorns KE, Kunkel MC, Lemos B, Lofgren TA, Ontl J, Posey K, Stone G, Takle, Todey D. “Chapter 21: Midwest.external icon” 2018. In Reidmiller DR, Avery CW, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Lewis KLM, Maycock TK, Stewart BC (eds.) Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.
Ashman JJ, Rui P, DeFrances CJ. “QuickStats: Percentage of All Emergency Department (ED) Visits Made by Patients with Asthma, by Sex and Age Group.” MMWR 2018; 67(5);167.
Carter LA, Terando K, Dow K, Hiers KE, Kunkel A, Lascurain D, Marcy M, Osland, Schramm P.. “Chapter 19: Southeastexternal icon.” 2018. In Reidmiller DR, Avery CW, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Lewis KLM, Maycock TK, Stewart BC (eds.) Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.
Ebi KL, Balbus JM, Luber G, Bole A, Crimmins A, Glass G, Saha S, Shimamoto MM, Trtanj J, White-Newsome JL “Chapter 14: Human Health.external icon” 2018. In Reidmiller DR, Avery CW, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Lewis KLM, Maycock TK, Stewart BC (eds.) Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II.. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.
Fierro LA, Codd H, Gill S, Pham PK, Grandjean Targos PT, Wilce M. “Evaluative thinking in practice: The National Asthma Control Program.” In Vo AT, Archibald T (eds.), Evaluative Thinking. New Directions for Evaluation. 2018:158, 49–72.
Hsu J, Chen J, Mirabelli MC. “Asthma Morbidity, Comorbidities, and Modifiable Factors among Older Adultsexternal icon.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 2018; 6:236-43.
Lay CR, Mills D, Belova A, Sarofim MC, Kinney PL, Vaidyanathan A, Jones R, Hall R, Saha S. “Emergency Department Visits and Ambient Temperature: Evaluating the Connection and Projecting Future Outcomesexternal icon.” GeoHealth. 2018: 2, 182–194.
Lozier MJ, Zahran HS, Bailey CM. “Assessing health outcomes, quality of life, and healthcare use among school-age children with asthmaexternal icon.” Journal of Asthma 2018; epub ahead of print.
Mirabelli MC, Boehmer TK, Damon SA, Sircar KD, Wall HK, Yip FY, Zahran HS, Garbe, PL. “Air Quality Awareness Among U.S. Adults With Respiratory and Heart Diseaseexternal icon.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2018; 54 (5): 679-687.
Mirabelli MC, Damon SA, Beavers SF, Sircar KD. “Patient–Provider Discussions About Strategies to Limit Air Pollution Exposuresexternal icon.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2018: epub ahead of print.
Moritz E, Austin C, Wahl M, DesLauriers C, Navon L, Walblay K, Hendrickson M, Phillips A, Kerins J, Pennington AF, Lavery AM, El Zahran T, Kauerauf J, Yip L, Thomas J, Layden J. “Outbreak of Severe Illness Linked to the Vitamin K Antagonist Brodifacoum and Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids — Illinois, March–April 2018.” MMWR 2018; 67 (21): 607-608.
Nurmagambetov T, Kuwahara R, Garbe P. “The Economic Burden of Asthma in the United States, 2008 – 2013external icon.” Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2018: 15 (3): 348 -356.
Pate CA, Zahran HS, Bailey CM. “Impaired health-related quality of life and related risk factors among US adults with asthmaexternal icon.” Journal of Asthma. 2018: epub ahead of print.
Perkins AN. “A Case Study on the Utility of Sustained Evaluation Practice in Public Health Partnershipexternal icon.” INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing. 2018: epub ahead of print.
Vaidyanathan A, Fuyuen Yip F, Garbe P. “Developing an online tool for identifying at-risk populations to wildfire smoke hazardspdf iconexternal icon.” Science of the Total Environment 619–620. 2018:376–383.
Zahran HS, Bailey CM, Damon SA, Garbe PL, Breysse PN. “Vital Signs: Asthma in Children — United States, 2001–2016.” MMWR 2018; 67(5):149–155.
Ashley PJ, Freemer M, Garbe P, Rowson D. “Coordinated Federal Actions Are Needed to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Childhood Asthmaexternal icon .” Journal of Public Health Management Practice. 2017: 23(2):207-209.
Gold DR, Adamkiewicz G, Arshad SH, Celedon JC, Chapman MD, Chew GL, Cook DN, Custovic A, Gehring U, Gern JE, Johnson CC, Kennedy S, Koutrakis P, Leaderer B, Mitchell H, Litonjua AA, Mueller GA, O’Connor GT, Ownby D, Phipatanakul W, Persky V, Perzanowski MS, Ramsey CD, Salo PM, Schwaninger JM, Sordillo JE, Spira A, Suglia SF, Togias A, Zeldin DC, Matsui EC.. “NIAID, NIEHS, NHLBI, and MCAN Workshop Report: The indoor environment and childhood asthma-implications for home environmental intervention in asthma prevention and management”, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2017 140 (4): 933-949.external icon
Thomasson ED, Scharman EJ, Fechter-Leggett E, Bixler D, Ibrahim S, Duncan MA, Hsu J, Scott M, Wilson S, Pizon AF, Burrer S, Wolkin A, Lewis L, and L Haddy. “Acute Health Effects Associated with the Elk River Chemical Spill — West Virginia, 2014external icon.” Public Health Reports. 2017; XX1-7.
Zahran HS, Bailey CM, Qin X, Johnson C. “Long-term control medication use and asthma control status among children and adults with asthma.” Journal of Asthma 2017; online ahead of printexternal icon.
Anarella JP, Wagner VL, McCauley SG, Mane JB, Waniewski PA. “Eliminating Disparities in Asthma Care: Identifying Broad Challenges in Quality Improvement.” American Journal of Medical Quality 2017 32 (6): 598-604.
Francisco B, Rood, T, Nevel R, Foreman P, Homan S. “Teaming Up for Asthma Control: EPR-3 Compliant School Program in Missouri Is Effective and Cost-Efficient.” Preventing Chronic Disease 2017; 14:170003.
Byers N, Ritchey M, Vaidyanathan A, Brandt A, Yip F. “Short-term effects of ambient air pollutants on asthma-related emergency department visits in Indianapolis, Indiana, 2007-2011.”external icon J Asthma. 2016; 53:245-252.
Dodd, KE, Mazurek JM. “Asthma Among Employed Adults, by Industry and Occupation — 21 States, 2013.” MMWR 2016; 65(47);1325–1331.
Hsu J, Qin X, Beavers SF, Mirabelli MC. “Asthma-Related School Absenteeism, Morbidity, and Modifiable Factors.”external icon American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2016: epub ahead of print.
Mirabelli MC, Hsu J, Gower WA. “Comorbidities of asthma in U.S. children.” Respiratory Medicine 2016; 116:34-40. Abstractexternal icon
Mirabelli, MC, Preisser JS, Loehr R, Agarwal SK, Barr RG, Couper DJ, Hankinson JL, NHyun, Folsom AR, London SJ. “Lung function decline over 25 years of follow-up among black and white adults in the ARIC study cohort.” Respir Med 2016; 113:57-64. Abstractexternal icon
Nurmagambetov T, Khavjou O, Murphy L, Orenstein D. “State-level medical and absenteeism cost of asthma in the United States.”external icon J Asthma. Epub ahead of print
Nuss HN, Hester LL, Perry MA, Stewart-Briley C, Collins P. “Applying the Social Ecological Model to Creating Asthma Friendly Schools in Louisiana.”external icon J School Health 2016; 86:225–232.
Roberts JR, Newman N, McCurdy LE, Chang JS, Salas MA, Eskridge B, DeYbarrondo L, Sandel M, Mazur L, Karr CJ. “Integrating Environmental Management of Asthma into Pediatric Health Care:external icon What Worked and What Still Needs Improvement?external icon” Clinical Pediatrics 2016: (55)14: 1271-1278.
Byers N, Ritchey M, Vaidyanathan A, Brandt A, Yip F. “Short-term effects of ambient air pollutants on asthma-related emergency department visits in Indianapolis, Indiana, 2007–2011.”external icon J Asthma. 2015: epub ahead of print.
Cui W, Zack MM, Zahran HS. “Health-Related Quality of Life and Asthma among United States Adolescents.”external icon J Pediatrics. 2015; 166(2):358-64.
Damon SA, Tardif RR. “Asthma education: different viewpoints elicited by qualitative and quantitative methods.”external icon J Asthma. 2015; 52(3): 314–317.
El Burai Félix S, Bailey CM, Zahran HS. “Asthma prevalence among Hispanic adults in Puerto Rico and Hispanic adults of Puerto Rican descent in the United States – results from two national surveys.”external icon J Asthma. 2015; 52(1):3-9.
Mazurek JM, White GE,Moorman JE, Storey E. “Patient-physician communication about work-related asthma: what we do and do not know.”external icon Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015; 114(2):97-102.
Mirabelli MC, Beavers SF, Shepler SH, Chatterjee AB. “Age at asthma onset and asthma self-management education among adults in the United States.”external icon J Asthma. 2015; 17:1-7.
Mirabelli MC, Golan R, Greenwald R, Raysoni AU, Holguin F, Kewada P, Winquist A, Flanders WD, Sarnat JA. “Modification of traffic-related respiratory response by asthma control in a panel of car commuters.” Epidemiology 2015; 26:546-555. Abstractexternal icon.
Zahran HS, Bailey CM, Qin X, Moorman JE. “Assessing asthma control and associated risk factors among persons with current asthma – findings from the child and adult Asthma Call-back Survey.”external icon J Asthma 2015: 52(3): 318-326.
Akinbami LJ, Moorman JE, Simon AE, Schoendorf KC. “Trends in racial disparities for asthma outcomes among children 0 to 17 years, 2001-2010”external icon Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2014. 134(3): 547-553.
El Burai Felix S, Bailey CM, Zahran HS. “Asthma prevalence among Hispanic adults in Puerto Rico and Hispanic adults of Puerto Rican descent in the United States – results from two national surveys.”external icon Journal of Asthma. 2014: 19: 1-7.
Iqbal S, Oraka E, Chew G, Flanders WD. “Association between birth place and current asthma highlights the role of the environment: The Role of Environment and Acculturation.”external icon American Journal of Public Health 2014; (104)S1: S175-S182.
Mazurek JM, White GE, Moorman JE, Storey E. “Influenza Vaccination Among Adults with Work-Related Asthma, United States, 2006–2009.”external icon American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014: 47(2): 203-211.
Mirabelli MC, Beavers SF, Chatterjee AB. “Active Asthma and the Prevalence of Physician-Diagnosed COPD.”external icon Lung 2014: 192(5):693–700.
Mirabelli MC, Beavers SF, Flanders WD, Chatterjee AB. “Reliability in reporting asthma history and age at asthma onset.”external icon Journal of Asthma. 2014: 51(9):956-963.
Zahran HS, Bailey CM, Qin X, Moorman JE. “Assessing asthma severity among children and adults with asthma.”external icon Journal of Asthma. 2014: 51(6):610-617.
Garland-Forshee RY, Fiala SC, Ngo DL, Moseley K. “Sexual Orientation and Sex Differences in Adult Chronic Conditions, Health Risk Factors, and Protective Health Practices, Oregon, 2005–2008.” Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11:140126.
Tomasallo CD, Hanrahan LP, Tandias A, Chang TS, Cowan KJ, Guilbert TW “Estimating Wisconsin asthma prevalence using clinical electronic health records and public health data.” American Journal of Public Health. 2014; 104(1):e65-73. Abstractexternal icon
Travers D, Lich KH, Lippmann SJ, Weinberger M, Yeatts KB, Liao W, et al. “Defining Emergency Department Asthma Visits for Public Health Surveillance, North Carolina, 2008–2009.” Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11:130329.
Hester LL, Wilce MA, Gill S, Disler S, Collins P, Crawford G. “Roles of the State Asthma Program in Implementing Multicomponent, School-Based Asthma Interventions.” Journal of School Health. 2013; (83):833-841. Abstractexternal icon.
Holsey CN, Collins P, Zahran H. “Disparities in Asthma Care, Management, and Education among Children with Asthma.” Clinical Pulmonary Medicine 2013; 20(4):172-177. Abstractexternal icon.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Asthma symptoms among adults with work-related asthma.”external icon Journal of Asthma. 2013; 50:166-173.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Health-related quality of life among adults with work-related asthma in the United States.”external icon Quality of Life Research. 2013; 22(4):771-780.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE, Storey E. “Occupational Asthma Incidence: Evidence from the 2006-2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-Back Survey.”external icon Journal of Asthma 2013; (50):390-4.
Mazurek JM, Knoeller GE, Moorman JE, Storey E. “Occupational Asthma Incidence: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-Back survey—United States, 2006-2009.”external icon Journal of Asthma. 2013; 50:390-394.
Mirabelli MC, Beavers SF, Chatterjee AB, Moorman JE. “Age at asthma onset and subsequent asthma outcomes among adults with active asthma.”external icon Respiratory Medicine 2013; 107 (12): 1829-1836..
Moorman JE, Person CJ, Zahran HS. “Asthma Attacks Among Persons with Current Asthma — United States, 2001–2010.” MMWR 2013; 62(03): 93-98.
Oraka E, Iqbal S, Flanders WD, Brinker K, Garbe P. “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Current Asthma and Emergency Department Visits: Findings from the National Health Interview Survey, 2001-2010.”external icon Journal of Asthma 2013; 50(5): 488-496.
Portnoy J, Chew GL, Phipatanakul W, Williams PB, Grimes C, Kennedy K, Matsui EC, Miller JD, Bernstein D, Blessing-Moore J, Cox L, Khan D, Lang D, Nicklas R, Oppenheimer J, Randolph C, Schuller D, Spector S, Tilles SA, Wallace D, Seltzer J, Sublett J; Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters. “Environmental assessment and exposure reduction of cockroaches: a practice parameter.” J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013:132(4):802-8.e1-25. Abstractexternal icon.
Portnoy J, Miller JD, Williams PB, Chew GL, Miller JD, Zaitoun F, Phipatanakul W, Kennedy K, Barnes C, Grimes C, Larenas-Linnemann D, Sublett J, Bernstein D, Blessing-Moore J, Khan D, Lang D, Nicklas R, Oppenheimer J, Randolph C, Schuller D, Spector S, Tilles SA, Wallace D. “Environmental Assessment and Exposure Control of dust mites: a practice parameter.”external icon Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. 2013; (111):465-506.
Van Sickle D, Magzamen S, Truelove S, Morrison T. “Remote Monitoring of Inhaled Bronchodilator Use and Weekly Feedback about Asthma Management: An Open-Group, Short-Term Pilot Study of the Impact on Asthma Control.”external icon PLoS ONE 2013; 8(2): e55335. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055335.
White GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Asthma in Health Care Workers: 2008 and 2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-Back Survey.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2013: 55(12) 1463-1468. Abstractexternal icon.
White GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Work-related asthma and employment status—38 states and District of Columbia, 2006-2009.”external icon Journal of Asthma. 2013: 50 (9): 954-959.
Zahran HS, Bailey C. “Factors Associated with Asthma Prevalence among Racial and Ethnic Groups—United States, 2009–2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.”external icon Journal of Asthma 2013; 50(6): 583-589.
Lich KH, Travers D, Psek W, Weinberger M, Yeatts K, Liao W, Lippmann SJ, Njord L, Waller A. “Emergency department visits attributable to asthma in North Carolina, 2008.” North Carolina Medical Journal. 2013; 74(1):9-17. Abstractexternal icon.
Roberts JR, Karr CJ; de Ybarrondo L; McCurdy LE; Freeland KD; Hulsey TC; Forman J. “Improving Pediatrician Knowledge about Environmental Triggers of Asthma.” Clinical Pediatrics 2013; 52(6):523-30. Abstractexternal icon.
Akinbami LJ, Moorman JE, Bailey C, Zahran HS, King M, Johnson CA, Liu X. “Trends in Asthma Prevalence, Health Care Use, and Mortality in the United States, 2001–2010.” pdf icon[PDF – 680 KB] NCHS Data Brief 2012 No. 94.
Garbe PL, Lu P, Euler G, Callahan DB. “First things first: Protecting children with asthma from infection with influenza.” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2012; 185 (12): i- ii.
Herman E, Garbe P. “Letter: Evidence-Based Health: Necessary But Not Sufficient” Preventing Chronic Disease 2012; 9:110304. DOI: http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2012/11_0304.htm.
King ME. “Serious Psychological Distress and Asthma.” in Martin CR, Preedy VR (eds.) Scientific Basis of Healthcare: Asthma. CRC Press 2012.
Kit BK, Simon AE, Ogden CL, Akinbami LJ. “Trends in Preventive Asthma Medication Use Among Children and Adolescents, 1988–2008.”external icon Pediatrics 2012; 129 (1): 62-69.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM , Moorman JE. “Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Adults with Work-Related and Non-Work-Related Asthma.”external icon Journal of Asthma 2012; 49 (1): 107-113.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. Work-related Asthma – 38 States and District of Columbia, 2006-2009. MMWR. 2012; 61:375-378.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Characteristics associated with health care professional diagnosis of work-related asthma among individuals who describe their asthma as being caused or made worse by workplace exposures.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2012; 52:485-90. Abstractexternal icon.
Labre MP, Herman EJ, Dumitru GG, Valenzuela KA, Cechman CL. Public Health Interventions for Asthma: An Umbrella Review, 1990–2010. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2012; 42(4):403– 410.
Mazurek JM, Knoeller GE, Moorman JE. “Effect of current depression on the association of work-related asthma with adverse asthma outcomes: a cross-sectional study using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.” Journal of Affective Disorders. 2012; 136(3):1135-42. Abstractexternal icon.
Moorman J, Akinbami LJ, Bailey C, Zahran H, King M, Johnson C, Liu X. “National Surveillance of Asthma: United States, 2001-2010.” pdf icon[PDF – 910 KB] National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Statistics 2012; 3(35).
Oraka E, Kim HJ, King ME, Callahan DB. “Asthma prevalence among US elderly by age groups: age still matters.”external icon Journal of Asthma 2012; 49(6):593-9.
Shen J, Oraka E. “Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among children with asthma.” Preventive Medicine 2012; 54: 27–31.
Tharp AT, Constans JI, Yin R, Sullivan G, Vasterling JJ, Rouse J, Schreiber MD, King M. “Service provision in disaster preparation, response, and recovery for individuals with predisaster mental illness.” American Journal of Disaster Medicine 2012; 7(3): 171-174.
Winer RA., Qin X, Harrington T, Moorman J, Zahran H. “Asthma Incidence among Children and Adults: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-back Survey—United States, 2006–2008.”external icon Journal of Asthma 2012; 49 (1):16–22.
Zahran HS, Person CJ, Bailey C, Moorman JE. “Predictors of Asthma Self-Management Education among Children and Adults-2006-2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-back Survey.”external icon Journal of Asthma 2012; 49(1):98-106.
Beard J, Beck C, Grahm G, Packham S, Traphagan M, Giles R, Morgan J. “Winter Temperature Inversions and Emergency Department Visits for Asthma in Salt Lake County, Utah, 2003–2008.”external icon Environmental Health Perspectives 2012: 10 (120): 1385 .
Carrillo ZG, Kirk S, Mier N, Lucio R., Garza, NI, Zuniga, MA. “The impact of asthma health education for parents of children attending Head Start Centers.”external icon Journal of Community Health. 2012; 37(6): 1296-1300.
Carrillo ZG, Lucio RL, Seol YH, Garza NI, Zuniga MA, Hernandez T, Harrison W. “Outcomes of Community Health Worker Intervention With Asthma Education and Healthy Homes Curriculum in South Texas Colonias.”external icon Journal of Asthma & Allergy Educators. 2012; 3: 27-33.
Lucio LR, Carrillo ZG., Seol YH, Garza N, Mier N, Trevino L. “Incorporating what Promotoras Learn: Becoming Role Models to Effect Positive Change.”external icon Journal of Community Health. 2012; 37 (5): 1026-1031.
Akinbami LJ, Moorman JE, Liu X. “Asthma prevalence, health care use, and mortality: United States, 2005–2009.”pdf icon National Health Statistics Reports, 2011; 32: 1-15.
Barnett SB, Nurmagambetov, TA. “Costs of asthma in the United States: 2002-2007.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2011; 127(1): 145-152.
Chen H, Garbe P. “Assessing Program outcomes from the Bottom-Up Approach: an Innovative Perspective to Outcome Evaluation.” in Chen H, Donaldson S, Mark M (eds.) Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice. New Directions for Evaluation. Vol. 130, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011.
Chen H, Donaldson S, Mark M. “Validity Frameworks for Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice ” in Chen H, Donaldson S, Mark M (eds.) Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice. New Directions for Evaluation. Vol. 130. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011.
Cohen NJ, Callahan DB, Gonzalez V, Balaban V, Wang RD, Pordell P, et al. “Respiratory illness in households of school-dismissed students during influenza pandemic, 2009.” [letter]. Emerging Infectious Disease 2011: 17 (9): serial on the Internet.
Crocker DD, Dumitru GG, Nurmagambetov TA. (eds). “Reducing Asthma Morbidity Through Home-Based Environmental Interventions. Systematic Reviews, recommendations from the Task Force on Community Preventive Services, and Expert Commentary.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011 41(2) S1.
Task Force on Community Preventive Services. “Recommendations from the Task Force on Community Preventive Services to Decrease Asthma Morbidity Through Home-Based, Multi-Trigger, Multicomponent Interventions.” S1-S4.
Crocker DD, Kinyota S, Dumitru GG, Ligon CB, Herman EJ, Ferdinands JM, Hopkins DP, Lawrence BM, Sipe TA, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. “Effectiveness of Home-Based Multi-Trigger, Multicomponent Interventions with an Environmental Focus for Reducing Asthma Morbidity: A Community Guide Systematic Review.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011 41(2) S1: S5-S32. Abstract.external icon
Nurmagambetov TA, Barnett SB, Jacob V, Chattaopadhyay SK, Hopkins DP, Crocker DD, Dumitru GG, Kinyota S, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. “Economic Value of Home-Based, Multi-Trigger, Multicomponent Interventions with an Environmental Focus for Reducing Asthma Morbidity: A Community Guide Systematic Review.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011 41(2) S1: S33-S47. Abstractexternal icon.
Krieger JW, Philby ML, Brooks MZ. “Better Home Visits for Asthma: Lessons Learned from the Seattle–King County Asthma Program.” S48-S51.
Wilce MA, Garbe PL. “Evaluating Home-Based, Multicomponent, Multi-Trigger Interventions: Your Results May Vary.” S52-S54.
Sever ML, Salo PM, Haynes AK, Zeldin DC. “Inner-City Environments and Mitigation of Cockroach Allergen.” S55-S56.
Murphy JS, Sandel MT. “Asthma and Social Justice: How to Get Remediation Done. S57-S58.
Atherly AJ. “The Economic Value of Home Asthma Interventions.” S59-S61.The Controlling Asthma in American Cities Project: It takes a communityexternal icon
Publication: Special Supplement to the Journal of Urban Health, 2011; 88 (S1).
Guest Editors: Herman E, Savage Brown A, Disler S.
Background and Planning
Herman E, Garbe PL, McGeehin MA. “Assessing community-based approaches to asthma control: The Controlling Asthma in American Cities Project.”
Herman E. “Conceptual Framework of the Controlling Asthma in American Cities Project.”
Davis A, Herman E. “Considerations and Challenges for Planning a Public Health Approach to Asthma.”
Meurer John, Lyon-Callo S. “Controlling Asthma in American Cities: Major Themes, Persistent Challenges, and Next Steps.”
Interventions in Health Care Settings
Ragazzi H, Keller A, Ehrensberger R Irani AM. “Evaluation of a Practice-Based Intervention to Improve the Management of Pediatric Asthma.”
Davis A, Benson M, Cooney D, Spruell B, Orelian J. “A Matched Cohort Evaluation of a Bedside Asthma Intervention for Patients Hospitalized at a Large Urban Children’s Hospital.”
Pike EV, Richmond CM, Hobson A, Kleiss J, Wottowa J, Sterling DA. “Development and evaluation of an integrated asthma awareness curriculum for the elementary school classroom.”
Richmond CM, Hobson A, Pike EV, Kleiss J, Wottowa J, Sterling DA. “Breathe your Best for School Success: Evaluation of an Initiative to Enhance Asthma Action Plans.”
Shrimali BP, Hasenbush A, Davis A, Tager I Magzamen S. “Medication Use Patterns Among Urban Youth Participating in School-Based Asthma Education.”
Creating Community Linkages
Findley SE, Thomas G, Madera-Reese R, McLeod N, Kintala S, Martinez RA Ortiz B. “A Community-Based Strategy for Improving Asthma Management and Outcomes for Preschoolers.”
Savage Brown A, Disler S, Burns L, Carlson A, Davis A, Kurian C, Weems Jr. D Wilson K. “Family and Home Asthma Services Across the Controlling Asthma in American Cities Project.”
Berry TM, Prosser TR, Wilson K, Castro M. “Asthma Friendly Pharmacies: A model to improve communication and collaboration among pharmacists, patients, and health care providers.”
Nesvold JH, Carlson A, Brust J. “Building a Partnership with Health Plans: The Minneapolis and St. Paul Controlling Asthma in American Cities Experience.”
Evaluation of Complex Community-Based Interventions
Herman E, Keller A, Davis A, Ehrensberger R, Telleen S, Kurz R, Nesvold JH, Findley SE, Bryant-Stevens T, Benson M, Fierro L. “A Model-Driven Approach to Assessing the Added Value of Community Coalitions.”
Davis SQ, Krishnan JA, Lee K, Persky V, Naureckas ET. “Effect of a Community-Wide Asthma Intervention on Appropriate Use of Inhaled Corticosteroid.”
Bryant-Stevens T, Kurian C, Chen Z. “Brief Report of a Low-Cost Street Corner Methodology to Assess Inner-city Residents’ Awareness and Knowledge about Asthma.”
Carlson A, Nesvold JH, Liu A. “Population-Based Assessment of Asthma Symptom Burden in Children.”
Appendix A: Additional Peer-Reviewed Publications from CAACP Sites
Appendix B: CAACP Tools, Instruments and Materials
Law HZ, Oraka E, Mannino DM. “The Role of Income in Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Emergency Room and Urgent Care Center Visits for Asthma—United States, 2001–2009”external icon Journal of Asthma 2011; 48:405–413.
Lu P, Callahan DB, Ding H, Euler GL., “Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccination Among Adults with Asthma, U.S., 2010” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2011;41(6):619–626.
Moorman JE, Zahran H, Truman BI, Molla MT. “Current Asthma Prevalence — United States, 2006–2008” In: CDC. “CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2011.” MMWR 2011;60(Suppl):[79-81].
Nguyen K, Zahran H, Iqbal S, Peng J. “Factors Associated with Asthma Control among adults in five states in New England.”external icon Journal of Asthma. 2011; 48(6): 581-588.
Shen J, Johnston M, Hays RD. “Asthma Outcome Measures.” Expert review of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research 2011 Aug;11(4):447-53. Abstractexternal icon.
Yip FY, Pearcy JN, Garbe PL, Truman BI. “Unhealthy Air Quality — United States, 2006–2009” In: CDC. “CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2011.” MMWR 2011;60(Suppl):[28-32].
Zahran H, Bailey C. Garbe P. “Vital Signs: Asthma Prevalence, Disease Characteristics, and Self-Management Education — United States, 2001—2009.” MMWR 2011; 60(17); 547-552.
Akinbami L, Parker J, Merkle S. “Factors Associated with School Absence Among Children with Symptomatic Asthma, United States, 2002-2003”external icon, Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology 2010; 23 (3): 191-200.
Chen H. “The Bottom-Up Approach to Integrative Validity: A New Perspective for Program Evaluation” Evaluation and Program Planning 2010; 30 (3): 205-214. Abstractexternal icon.
Damon S, Naylor R, Therriault S. “Public communication in unplanned biomass burning events”external icon Inhalation Toxicology 2010; 22 (2):113-116.
Greenberg C, Luna P, Simmons G, Huhman M, Merkle S, Robin L, Keener D. “Follow-Up of an Elementary School Intervention for Asthma Management: Do Gains Last into Middle School?” Journal of Asthma 2010; 47:587-593.
Holian A, Stock A, Migliaccio C, Noonan C, Ward T. “Conference Summary: International Biomass Smoke Health Effects (ISBHE)”external icon Inhalation Toxicology 2010; 22:91-93.
Langenfeld NA, Mast DK, Rasberry C, Cheung K, Luna P, Buckley R, Merkle S, Huhman M and Robin L. “Strategies for Identifying Students in Need of School-Based Asthma Services: Challenges and Questions That Emerged From a Rapid Evaluation of a School-Based Asthma Program,”external icon Journal of Asthma and Allergy Educators 2010 1 (3): 109-116.
Marino L, Shen J. “Characteristics of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (cam) Use among Adults with Asthma” Journal of Asthma 2010; 47(5):521-25.
Oraka, E, King M, Callahan D. “Asthma and Serious Psychological Distress: Prevalence and Risk Factors among U.S. Adults, 2001-2007” Chest 2010; 137(3):609-16. Abstractexternal icon.
Trogdon JG, Nurmagambetov TA, Thompson HF. “The Economic Implications of Influenza Vaccination for Adults with Asthma” Am J Preventive Medicine 2010; 39(5):489-90. Abstractexternal icon.