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Georgia Southern Compares Childhood Asthma

A collaborative study including Dr. Hani Samawi, director of the Karl E. Peace Center for Biostatistics, Dr. James Stephens, associate professor of health policy and management, and Dr. Jerry Ledlow, department chair and professor of health policy and management, compare childhood asthma in Georgia against the nation. The article 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.