8%
of Americans suffer from asthma, as of 2018

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Additional Information: That's approximately 24.8 million people of all ages.
Reference: For more information, read the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis, "National Asthma Data." "National Asthma Data."

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