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California Asthma Facts October 2004, Asthma in Schools: Results from the California Healthy Kids Survey 2001-2003
Written: 08/31/07

This issue details some of the findings from the California Healthy Kids Survey completed by 7th, 9th, and 11th grade students as well as those from nontraditional settings. It includes asthma prevalence rates by gender, race/ethnicity, and county, and documents the relationship between asthma and smoking among adolescents. This report also provides recommendations and resources for schools creating asthma-friendly environments.

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