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New Survey Finds Troubling Data on American Asthma Sufferers

percent), difficulty breathing (19 percent), wheezing (18 percent), tightness in chest (18 percent) and difficulty falling or staying asleep (19 percent). -- The perceived mild symptoms may translate into underdosing: of those taking less than the prescribed dose of their fast-acting inhalers during a flare up, more than six-in-ten parents of child (67 percent) and adult sufferers (61 percent) do so because they do not feel their flare up is severe enough. Medication Use -- Overdosing. Of those asthma sufferers who report taking more of their fast acting inhaler than prescribed, more than half (51 percent) do so because the prescribed dose took too long. -- Switching medications. Nearly half of asthma sufferers (43 percent) have switched controller medications. Almost a quarter (23 percent) switched because they heard about a better controller medication.

Asthma's Impact on Lifestyle

According to adult asthmatics and parents of child sufferers, asthma is a condition that limits activities and affects job and school performance.

    -- One-quarter (26 percent) of all asthma sufferers report asthma limits

       their ability to participate in sports.


    -- About one-in-ten of all asthma sufferers report that their asthma

       impacts certain aspects of their work and school performance

Parents: A Protective Group

Comparing the experiences of adult sufferers with parents of child sufferers reveals a greater level of involvement, concern and anxiety on the part of parents, who may feel they are advocates for their child's health.

    -- Parents of child sufferers (34 percent) are more likely to contact

       their physician than adults (11 percent) when they have questions

       between doctor visits.


    -- Parents describe their child as having mild (46 percent) or moderate

       asthma (44 per
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