Patient reported burden of asthma on resource use and productivity across 11 countries in Europe

8th May 2015

Asthma affects 30 million people in Western Europe, leading to substantial burden on healthcare systems and economies. REcognise Asthma and LInk to Symptoms and Experience (REALISETM) was a large European survey across 11 countries assessing patient attitudes and behaviors towards their asthma. The present study utilizes REALISETM data to understand resource use and absenteeism in asthma.