May 2023- Asthma & Allergy Awareness
More than 100 million people in the United States have asthma and/or allergies. Some people may have more than one of these conditions.
- Nearly 26 million people in the U.S. have asthma (20.7 million adults and 4.8 million children).1,2
- About 20 million people in the U.S. have food allergies (16.0 million adults and 4.3 million children).3,4
- About 80 million people in the U.S. have rhinitis due to nasal allergies, also called “hay fever” (66.4 million adults and 13.9 million children).3,4
- There is no cure for asthma or allergies.
These numbers paint a picture of how many people in the U.S. are managing asthma and allergies. But they don’t paint a picture of the overall impact these diseases have on people, their caregivers, and communities.
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