Are Men Or Women More Likely To Develop Asthma?

Question:Are men or women more likely to develop asthma?

Answer: That's a great question. Actually, men are more likely to develop asthma. However, females are more likely to have poorly controlled asthma. In fact, it's more likely that women will need hospitalizations and emergency room visits, despite having a lower prevalence of asthma than men.

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