In early 2017, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), with support from AstraZeneca, conducted a survey on living with asthma.The My Life With Asthma online survey gave insight into the different challenges and experiences those with asthma, especially severe asthma, face.
The national three-part study about asthma in the U.S. included three survey populations:
The goal of the study was to better understand the burden of asthma, especially severe asthma. The more we know about severe asthma, the more we can change how we talk about it. We want these discussions to focus on those with severe asthma.
There were 804 people who qualified to participate in the survey. We asked them questions about:
Here are some of the findings about those with severe asthma from this survey:
The results of this study will help us improve educational materials and raise awareness about asthma.
For more information, read the summary of the My Life With Asthma study.
My Life With Asthma was sponsored by AstraZeneca.