Status: Little or no detectable change

  
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Little or no detectable change

Most Recent Data:
41.3 percent (2020) *

Target:
35.1 percent 1  *

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
41.5 percent of persons with current asthma had an asthma attack in 2019 2  *

Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population.

Reduce asthma attacks among persons with current asthma

Target-Setting Method
Projection

Summary

Millions of people in the United States have asthma attacks every year. Asthma attacks can lead to emergency department visits and even death. Reducing environmental triggers and making sure people get the right medications can help reduce asthma attacks.



1. Target has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.

2. Baseline has been revised. See Data Methodology and Measurement for more information.