Home/Health Topics/Education and Awareness/Learn More Breathe Better®/ < Back To Asthma: Learn More Breathe Better®/Asthma in Our Communities Asthma in Our Communities Asthma is a long-term condition that affects airways in the lungs and makes it harder to breathe. Some communities have particularly high rates of asthma. Use and share these resources highlighting the different ways asthma affects U.S. communities. Last updated June 30, 2023 Infographic Drop-In Article Social Media Resources More Asthma Resources American Indian/Alaska Native, Black, and Hispanic/Latino people—as well as women across racial and ethnic groups—all have a greater asthma burden: DID YOU KNOW? American Indians/Alaska Natives are 20% more likely to have asthma than whites. Black children are 5 times more likely than non-Hispanic white children to be admitted to the hospital for asthma. Hispanic/Latino people are twice as likely to visit the emergency room for asthma, compared to non-Hispanic whites. Women are almost twice as likely to have asthma than men. Learn More Breathe Better® Resources American Indians/Alaska Natives Even with asthma, you can give it your all. Infographic Social media graphic Asthma in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities fact sheet Asthma Resources for Patients and Caregivers Black Americans Don’t let asthma slow you down. Infographic Social media graphic Asthma in the Black Community fact sheet Asthma Resources for Patients and Caregivers Hispanics/Latinos Asthma doesn’t have to stand in her way. Infographic El asma no tiene que interponerse en su camino. Infografía Social media graphic Asthma in the Hispanic/Latino Community fact sheet Hoja informativa sobre el asma en la comunidad hispana/latina Asthma Resources for Patients and Caregivers Women Don’t let asthma hold you back. Infographic Social media graphic Asthma in Women fact sheet Women and Lung Health Resources Asthma Resources for Patients and Caregivers Additional Resources Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Managing and Controlling Asthma Videos Asthma: Learn More Breathe Better® Follow us on Twitter! Follow us on Facebook!