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"Epidemiology: Asthma in China - Aging population and rising urbanization increase asthma prevalence" Published

New Pharmaceuticals market report from Datamonitor: "Epidemiology: Asthma in China - Aging population and rising urbanization increase asthma prevalence"


Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/20/2012 -- In this report, Datamonitor estimates that there were a total of 18.5 million cases of asthma in 2011 in China, with the majority (79%) living in urban areas. Prevalence rates are expected to remain constant, although the total number of cases will increase as a result of the aging population and increasing urbanization.


- Gain insight into market potential, including a robust 10-year epidemiology forecast of prevalent asthma cases.
- Understand the key epidemiologic risk factors associated with asthma.


Datamonitor estimates that there were approximately 18.5 million asthmatics in China in 2011. Between 2011 and 2021, asthma prevalent cases will increase by approximately 17% nationally. The number of cases will increase by 37% in urban areas, but will decline by 58% in rural areas.

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Datamonitor estimates that tier one and two cities in China had approximately 2.07 million and 4.05 million cases, respectively, in 2011.

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- What are the most robust epidemiologic studies for asthma prevalence data?
- How will the patient population change over the next decade in China?
- How do changes in population structure and risk factors affect the trend in prevalent asthma cases?

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