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Asthma stats; percentage of people with asthma who smoke
  • Published Date:
    2/1/13
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    National Center for Environmental Health (U.S.), Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects.
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    Nearly 17% of people without asthma smoke. But surprisingly, even more people with asthma smoke. About 21% of people with asthma smoke, even though cigarette smoke is known to trigger asthma attacks. Smoking rates are different from state to state. The percentage of people with asthma who smoke ranges from about 12% in Minnesota and Utah to about 32% in Kentucky. The states with the highest percentage of people with asthma who smoke are clustered in the Midwest and South regions. See the map above for details..

    2/1/13- date from document propertes

    CDC's National Asthma Control Program (NACP) was created in 1999 to help the millions of people with asthma in the United States gain control over their disease. The NACP conducts national asthma surveillance and funds states to help them improve their asthma surveillance and to focus efforts TN and resources where they are needed.

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