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References

1 The National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases. Health matters: the common cold [fact sheet]. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases; 2001. Available at: http://www.niaid.nih.gov/factsheets/cold.htm Accessed June 14, 2004.

2 American Lung Association. Pneumonia fact sheet. 2003. Available at: http://www.lungusa.org/site/pp.asp?c=dvLUK9O0E&b=35692. Accessed June 14, 2004.

3 Lucas J, Schiller J, Benson V. Summary health statistics for U.S. adults: National Health Interview Survey, 2001. Vital Health Stat 2004;10(218). Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_10/sr10_218.pdf Accessed July 23, 2004.

4 American Lung Association. Trends in asthma morbidity and mortality. 2003. Available at: http://www.lungusa.org/atf/cf/%7B7A8D42C2-FCCA-4604-8ADE-7F5D5E762256%7D/ASTHMA_TRENDS_IN_MORBIDITY_MORALITY2003.PDF. Accessed June 14, 2004.

5 Kochanek KD, Smith BL. Deaths: preliminary data for 2002. Natl Vital Stat Rep 2004;52(13):1-47.

6 Leatherman S, McCarthy D. Quality of health care for children and adolescents: a chartbook. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; 2004. Available at: http://www.cmwf.org/usr_doc/leatherman_pedchartbook_700.pdfExit Disclaimer Accessed June 14, 2004.

7 Niederman MS, McCombs JS, Unger AN, et al. The cost of treating community-acquired pneumonia. Clin Ther 1998;20(4):820-37.

8 Fendrick AM, Monto AS, Nightengale B, et al. The economic burden of non-influenza-related viral respiratory tract infection in the United States. Arch Intern Med 2003;163(4):487-94. Available at: http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/163/4/487Exit Disclaimer Accessed July 20, 2004.

9 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Morbidity & mortality: 2002 chart book on cardiovascular, lung, and blood diseases. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; 2002.

10 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Data fact sheet: asthma statistics. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; 1999.

 

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