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American Lung Association. Epidemiology & Statistics. This Website links to trends and incidence data on specific lung diseases.
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). This NIH institute conducts basic and clinical research, training and education that promote prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases.
Akinbami LJ, Moorman JE, Bailey C, et al. Trends in asthma prevalence, health care use, and mortality in the United States, 2001–2010 [Internet]. NCHS Data Brief. 2012 May;(94):1-8. PubMed PMID: 22617340.
American Lung Association. Epidemiology and Statistics Unit. Estimated Prevalence and Incidence of Lung Disease. Washington (DC): The Association; 2013 April. 64 p. This report provides state and county data for pediatric and adult asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and lung cancer.
Disparities in Lung Health Series (American Lung Association). This Web page provides links to the Association’s reports on populations disproportionately affected by lung diseases.
Moorman JE, Akinbami LJ, Bailey CM, et al. National Surveillance of Asthma: United States, 2001–2010. Vital and Health Statistics. Series 3. 2012 Nov;(35):1-57. (DHHS Publication No.; (PHS) 2013–1419)
NHLBI Fact Book. 4. Disease Statistics. Statistics on morbidity, mortality, and economic burden of cardiovascular, lung, and blood diseases. Includes data on COPD, asthma, pneumonia and sudden infant death syndrome.