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- According to this month’s Vital Signs, asthma attacks decreased pdf icon[PDF-423KB] in children of all races and ethnicities from 2001 through 2016.
- Hospitalizations for asthma in children have declined by half, from 10% in 2003 to about 5% in 2013.
- Public health professionals can continue this progress by supporting medical management and asthma-self management education.
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