Publications

Asthma incidence among Alberta children

Description

Looks at the rate at which young Albertans are being diagnosed with asthma. Finds that between 2000 and 2011 there has been a sharp downward trend in the rate at which physicians are diagnosing infants with asthma.

Tags
asthma childrens health chronic diseases

Title and publication information

Series Title

Health Trends Alberta

Extent

1 page

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-08-12

Date Added

2015-10-02T20:52:47.356885

Date Modified

2014-08-12

Date Issued

2014-08-12

Audience information

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Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

Health Trends Alberta provides a snapshot on a wide range of health topics. Within a one-page format, they provide a description of a topic, why it is important, and what the trend is like in Alberta. The purpose of these reports is to stimulate thought and discussion on a variety of health related topics, and make known some of the numerous issues dealt with by the Alberta health system.

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health, Surveillance and Assessment Branch