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Women Aged 18 and Older with an Emergency Room Visit Due to Asthma in the Past Year, by Race/Ethnicity,* 2008

Percent of Women Suffering an Asthma Attack:

  • Total: 22.1
  • Non-Hispanic White: 17.7
  • Non-Hispanic Black: 38.6
  • Hispanic: 21.4

*The sample of American Indian/Alaska natives, Asians, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders, and persons of multiple races was too small to produce reliable results.

Source II.1: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey

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