Go to the American Lung Association at…

  1. Go to the American Lung Association at http://www.lung.org/our-initiatives/research/monitoring-trends-in-lung-disease/estimated-prevalence-and-incidence-of-lung-disease/ (Links to an external site.)
  2. Links to an external site.
  3.  and look at the report on the prevalence and incidence of lung disease.
  4. Examine the statistics for your state or county/parish, and compare those to four others, choosing states or counties/parishes that differ in climate, location, income, or education level as your comparison. Please note: If you choose to compare counties/parishes, you should do so within your own state.
  5. What do you notice about the differences in rates of lung disease between your location and others?
  6. Are there significant differences?