Older women more likely to die of asthma

woman with asthma in hospital bed with nurse
Hospital nurse helps a senior woman breath through an oxygen mask.
New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that more than 57% of asthma deaths occurred in people aged 75 and over. In total, 389 deaths were recorded in 2013, affecting 248 females and 141 males. Overall the asthma death toll dropped by five people, compared with 2012 data. The majority of deaths

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