Asthma may affect as many as 334 million people.

The Global Asthma Report 2014

MAPS DATA AND RESOURCES

1. Global Asthma Network
Figure 1. Targets of the Global Asthma Network.
Figure 2. Global Asthma Network participating centres, August 2014.
2. Global Burden of Disease due to Asthma
Figure 1. Prevalence of asthma symptoms among 13-14 year olds (ISAAC).
Figure 2. Prevalence of severe asthma among 13-14 year olds (ISAAC).
Figure 3. Prevalence of symptoms of asthma in the past 12 months among persons aged 18 to 45 years in 70 countries, World Health Survey 2002-2003.
Figure 4. Burden of disease, measured by disability adjusted life years (DALYs) per 100,000 population attributed to asthma by age group and sex. Global population, 2010.
Figure 5. Components of disability adjusted life years (DALYs), Years lived with disability (YLD) and Years of life lost (YLL) per 100,000 population attributed to asthma by age group.
Figure 6. Disability adjusted life years (DALYs) per 100,000 population attributed to asthma by country, both sexes, 2010.
3. Hospital Admissions for Asthma 
Figure 1. Age-standardised admission rates for asthma for earliest and latest available year in European countries ordered by latest admission rate.
Figure 2. Asthma admission rates for European countries, age 5-14 v 20-44 years.
Figure 3. Long-term time trends in self-reported asthma prevalence, hospital admission rates and mortality rates for asthma among children in high-income countries.
Figure 4. Annual change in hospital admission rates for childhood asthma (ages 5-14) in countries with one or more ISAAC centres providing prevalence data for both ISAAC Phase One (around 1995) and ISAAC Phase Three (around 2002), by change in prevalence of nocturnal wheezing among 13-14-year-olds.
4. Asthma Mortality
Figure 1. Age-standardised asthma mortality rates for all ages 2001-2010 from countries where asthma is separately coded as a cause of death, ordered by mortality rate and country income group.
Figure 2. Age-standardised asthma mortality rates for ages 5-34 years only, 2001-2010 from countries where asthma is separately coded as a cause of death, ordered by mortality rate and country income group.
Figure 3. Age-standardised asthma mortality rates and age-standardised hospital admission rates for asthma, in European countries providing recent data for both (2001-2010).
5.  Wheezing in Infants
Figure 1. Prevalence of recurrent wheezing during the first year of life in European and Latin American centres.
Figure 2. Reported severity, medications and other variables in infants with recurrent wheezing during the first year of life.
8. National Asthma Strategies
Figure 1. Generic template for a local action plan.
Figure 2. Strategic flow for an asthma plan.
Figure 3a. National asthma strategies for children in countries responding to the Global Asthma Network survey, 2013.
Figure 3b. National asthma strategies for adults in countries responding to the Global Asthma Network survey, 2013.
9. Asthma Management Guidelines
Figure 1. Asthma management guidelines in countries responding to the Global Asthma Network survey, 2013.
Table Comparison of 2011 and 2013 asthma guideline usage for those 72 countries participating in both surveys.
Figure 2. Pharmaceutical sponsorship in asthma management guidelines in countries responding to the Global Asthma Network survey, 2013.
10. Access to Quality-Assured, Affordable Asthma Medicines
Figure 1. Essential asthma medicines survey 2014, Global Asthma Network countries.
Table 1. Inclusion of inhalers on WHO Essential Medicines List (EML) in National EML and National Reimbursement Lists (NRL), by country, in 99 Global Asthma Network countries, 2014.
11. Quality of Inhalers
Figure 1. Schematic diagram of a pressurised metered dose inhaler.
14. Asthma as a lung health priority in LMICs
Figure 1. The reduction in emergency room visits from one year of enrolment in the asthma standard case management project in Sudan 2007-08.
Figure 2. Number of emergency visits and hospitalisations in Benin: initial at enrolment versus one year 2007-08.
Tables and Figures in appendices 
Table 1. ISAAC World Map Data, Symptoms of Asthma. 
Table 2. National asthma management guidelines in countries participating in the Global Asthma Network, 2013. 
Figure 1. Asthma admission rates for European countries, age 5-9 and 10-14 years.
Figure 2. Asthma admission rates for European countries, age 5-14 v 45+ years.
Figure 3. Asthma admission rates for European countries, age 20-44 v 45+ years.
Figure 4. National asthma strategies for children in countries responding to the Global Asthma Network survey, 2013.
Figure 5. National asthma strategies for adults in countries responding to the Global Asthma Network survey, 2013.
Figure 6. Questions asked in the Global Asthma Network asthma guidelines survey 2013.
Figure 7. Pharmaceutical industry involvement in National Asthma Guidelines in countries responding to the Global Asthma Network survey, 2013.

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