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Allergy Statistics

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Percentage of the U.S. population that tests positive to one or more allergens 55%
Rank of allergies among other leading chronic diseases in the U.S 5th
One estimate of the annual cost of allergies to the health care system and businesses in the U.S. $7.9 billion
Number of workdays lost each year as a result of hay fever 4 million
Number of weeks by which the ragweed pollen season has increased in the last 10 to 15 years, likely as a result of global warming 4 weeks
Odds that a child with one allergic parent will develop allergies 33%
Odds that a child with two allergic parents will develop allergies 70%
Number of ER visits in the U.S. caused by food allergies each year 30,000
Percentage of people in the U.S. that have asthma 8%
On average in 2008, due to asthma, children missed 4 days of school
On average in 2008, due to asthma, adults missed 5 days of work
Percentage of children hospitalized for asthma 44%
Number of deaths each year in the U.S. from asthma in 2007 3,447

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