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Last Edited: 7/5/2011

California Asthma Quick Facts: Asthma Mortality Varies in Asian and Hispanic Race/Ethnic Groups
Written: July 2009

Asthma disparities among the major racial/ethnic groups are well documented, but information on asthma outcomes for subgroups are seldom reported. For this analysis, asthma death rates in Hispanic and Asian/Pacific Islander (API) subgroups in California were examined for the years 2000-2004. 

California Asthma Facts: Asthma Mortality Varies Among Asian and Hispanic Race/Ethnic Groups