This is 7.7 percent of adults and 8.4 percent of children. The rate of asthma and the prevalence of asthma episodes is highest among Puerto Ricans compared.
Asthma surveillance data at the state level include adult and child asthma prevalence from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and.
Questionnaires were used to measure asthma prevalence in these surveys. The prevalence of asthma in younger adults, aged 18-45 years, was estimated.
Results. The global prevalence rates of doctor diagnosed asthma, clinical/treated asthma and wheezing in adults were 4.3%, 4.5%, and 8.6%.
Local observational studies investigating the current prevalence of asthma in adults have been conducted, but few studies provide prevalence.