Quick Fact #12
Ask your health care provider if your prescribed treatment is based on the clinical practice guidelines for the care of patients with asthma, published by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.
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.
The West Virginia Health Statistics Center produces statistical briefs on a variety of health topics, including vital events, chronic diseases, and risk behaviors. Listed below are the statistical briefs related to asthma.
HSC Brief 27: Asthma Surveillance in West Virginia (January 2011)
HSC Brief 12: Asthma Surveillance in the WV Medicaid Population - Year 2002 (July 2004)
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