Asthma Rates in Washington
In Washington, more than 600,000 people have asthma.
- Nearly 120,000 of these are children.
- More than 5,000 people with asthma are hospitalized each year.
- Nearly 100 people die each year of asthma.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified Washington's asthma prevalence as among the highest in the nation, and steadily increasing.
- More than half a million adults and 120,000 youth in Washington currently have asthma.
- About 1 in 8 women and 1 in 14 men currently have asthma.
- Between 8 and 11 percent of children in middle and high school have asthma.
- Asthma Home Visits: The Three-Visit Model Tool Kit (PDF)
- How Lifestyle Affects Asthma Among Washington Residents (PDF)
- Infographic: Impact of Asthma in Washington State (PDF)
- Women and Asthma in Washington State (PDF)
- Asthma and Socioeconomic Status in Washington State (PDF)
- How Asthma Affects the Quality of Life in Youth (PDF)
- Outdoor Air Pollution and Asthma in Washington State (PDF)
- The Burden of Asthma in Washington State: 2013 Update (PDF)
- Asthma Home Visits: a good investment in your community
- Asthma Among American Indians and Alaska Natives: Fact Sheet (PDF)
- Asthma Among Native Americans and Alaska Natives in Washington State: 2012 (PDF)
- Children & Youth with Asthma: 2012 (PDF)
- Washington State Asthma Plan (PDF) (Updated July 2016)
- Asthma Data from the Washington State Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2011-2016 (PDF)
- Asthma in Washington State Fact Sheet (PDF)
- Children and Youth With Asthma, 2009-2010 (PDF)
- Health of Washington State 2012: Asthma Chapter (PDF)
- Asthma Among Native Americans (PDF)
- Smoke Gets in Your Eyes- Wood Stoves, Fireplaces and Chronic Disease (PDF)