Pacific Southwest, Region 9
Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations
Children and Asthma: Nevada
- Asthma and indoor environments — EPA's national asthma Web site, with basic information including frequent questions
- Managing asthma in the school environment — resources for managing asthma at school
- America's Children and the Environment: Asthma — Information about asthma and related environmental measures among children in the U.S.
There are about 511,000 children in Nevada, comprising about 25% of the state population. Among children ages 0-18, Nevada is 54% white, 29.7% Hispanic, 8.7% African-American, 5.3% Asian and 1.5% Native American (Nevada KIDS COUNT, 2001).
Nevada does not routinely collect asthma data at the state level.
Nevada State Health Division
This Web site includes contact information and an interactive health database and a statistical abstract for Nevada.
American Lung Association Nevada
Description of news, programs and events in Nevada.
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