Status: Baseline only
Reduce asthma attacks among persons with current asthma
Baseline: 45.2 percent of persons with current asthma had an asthma attack in 2017 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 38.1 percent
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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.
Workgroup: Respiratory Diseases Workgroup