The Challenge of Asthma in Minority Populations
While asthma affects all races and ethnic groups, there is significant disparity in asthma morbidity and mortality. Minority populations suffer disproportionately higher rates of fatalities, hospitalizations, and emergency department and urgent care visits due to asthma.
KeywordsNational Health Interview Survey Royal Jelly Controller Medication California Health Interview Survey Asthma Morbidity
The authors thank Yvonne Sargent and Suzanne Beattie, MLIS for medical literature research, Lara Akinbami, MD, with assistance for with the CDC NCHS and NHIS data and review of the manuscript, Kathleen Abanilla, MPH for CHIS access assistance, and Diana Carolina Sanchez Mendez for assistance in preparation of figures.
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