Asthma in Michigan: A Blueprint for Action (July 2001)
The Michigan Asthma Strategic Planning Initiative (MASPI) Task Force report includes 24 recommendations describing improvements that could be made in the areas of clinical care, professional and patient education, environmental quality, community action, and surveillance. Read the executive summary.
Asthma in Michigan 2010: A Blueprint for Action (June 2006)
Based on the successes and lessons from the last five years, the members
of AIM have updated the strategic plan in order to refocus their
efforts to meet or surpass the Healthy People 2010 asthma targets.
The Asthma in Michigan 2010 plan includes interventions that
incorporate system change/policy development that directly target asthma
Asthma in Michigan 2011-2014: A Blueprint for Action (August 2011)
Annual Report on Asthma: Deaths Among Individuals Aged 2-34 Years in Michigan
This is a joint report of the Michigan State University Department
of Medicine and the Michigan Department of Community Health
Bureau of Epidemiology. Although the number of deaths is not large,
the circumstances surrounding these deaths are dramatic. The
deaths are particularly tragic because they are preventable.
Download the latest report.
Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet for Asthma (2003)
The Michigan Department of Community Health's Bureau of Epidemiology
has prepared a report describing asthma in Michigan as related
Healthy People 2010 Objectives identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet for Asthma (2006)
After three years, the Michigan Department of Community Health's Bureau of Epidemiology has reviewed and updated their previous
Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet for Asthma.
Healthy Michigan 2010: Health Status Report
This report includes information on asthma hospitalizations and mortality, as well as data on
many other diseases and risk factors.
Epidemiology of Asthma in Michigan Report
The Michigan Department of Community Health's Bureau of Epidemiology has created comprehensive reports for the epidemiology of asthma in Michigan. They include Michigan specific information on asthma prevalence, quality of life for people with asthma, asthma management, severe outcomes of asthma (such as hospitalization and death), and much more:
Introduction and Report Summary
Asthma Control and Clinical Management (2013)
Asthma Burden for Children in Medicaid (2012)
Detroit, the Epicenter of the Asthma Burden (2008)
View the previous edition of the Epidemiology of Asthma in Michigan Report (2004).
Asthma Prevalence, Severity, and Management for Michigan Adults Report (2005)
This report was prepared by the epidemiology staff of AIM and the Behavioral
Risk Factor Surveillance System in the Bureau of Epidemiology at the Michigan Department of Community Health. Its development
was supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC). Using data from the Michigan Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, this brief statistical
report describes the prevalence of asthma, symptoms, quality
of life, and indicators of disease severity and management for adults in Michigan.
Disparities in Michigan's Asthma Burden (2005)
The Disparities in Michigan's Asthma Burden Fact Sheet was prepared by the epidemiology
staff of AIM at the Michigan Department of Community Health, with the assistance of Kevin Dombkowski, DrPH, Senior Research
Associate in the Department of General Pediatrics at the University of Michigan. This brief statistical report highlights the
demographic and socioeconomic disparities in Michigan's asthma burden.