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Conditions and Diseases
How many people die from asthma?
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How many people die a year from asthma that was caused by air pollution?
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How many people get asthma each year and how can asthma be prevented?
Thouands of people get asthma each year. There is no such cure for asthma or a known cause of asthma. But it has been advised to have allergy tests to see what you are allergic to such as dust, cats, dogs, pollen, etc and avoid these as these things can trigger asthma symptoms and cause asthma attacks in some people.
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How many people die a year of asthma in Australia?
About 60 Million people die of Asthma every year. Asthma prevalence in Australia The word prevalence means how common a condition or disease is in a population. Asthma prevalence refers to how many people have asthma. In 2007-8, 9.9% of the population stated they had current asthma. Rounding these numbers, we can say that about 10% of the population (2 million people) have asthma currently Asthma prevalence in Australia is high by international standards. The reason for this is unknown Asthma prevalence in children and young adults has decreased slightly over the last few years. Prevalence remains unchanged in older adults Prevalence is higher in people 75 and over, being at least 11% In the 0-14 year age group more boys than girls have asthma In the 15 years and over age group more females have asthma than males The majority of children with asthma in Australia have infrequent intermittent asthma, which means they have occasional 'episodes' of asthma symptoms lasting a short period of time, and only take medication when they have symptoms rather than every day Less than 5% of children with asthma have persistent asthma The majority of adults with asthma have mild or very mild asthma In the 2001 to 2004-05 period the gap in prevalence between the least disadvantaged and the most disadvantaged localities increased