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How many kids are diagnosed with asthma in the u.s. each year?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Asthma: ~5, 000 people die of asthma attacks per year, ~500, 000 are hospitalized; more than 5 million doctors visits for asthma attacks per year. It is estimated that between 6-8 million children in the United States have asthma. Hope that helps.
Dr. Paul Carter
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1 in 10 school age children.
May 15, 2012

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