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Member Research and Reports

Georgia Southern Compares Childhood Asthma in Georgia against the Nation

A collaborative study including Dr. Hani Samawi, associate professor of biostatistics, Dr. James Stephens, associate professor of health policy and management and MHA program director, and Dr. Gerald Ledlow, professor of health policy and management at Georgia Southern University Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health compares childhood asthma in Georgia against the nation. The study investigates the childhood asthma in Georgia compared with the combined data of the remaining forty-nine states of the United States based on survey data from the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) (2003), provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Hyattsville, MD.