Children’s asthma data in North Texas

Asthma: Six-county profile

Asthma sign in grass In our region 18% of children for 2015 were reported to have an Asthma diagnosis at some point in their lifetime.

Boys are at higher risk with 21% being diagnosed with lifetime asthma. African American children are also at higher risk with 30% being diagnosed with lifetime asthma.

Of these childeren, 90% are still able to participate in a P.E. program but our region far exceeds both the state and national rates of asthma.



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