Quick Fact #4
According to the 2003 National Survey of Children’s Health, West Virginia has the 4th highest prevalence of asthma in the nation among children aged 0-18.
The West Virginia Asthma Education and Prevention Program aspires to raise awareness of asthma as a priority health concern in the state and to reduce suffering, disability, death, and economic costs related to the disease.
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