The average adult in China has a respiratory infection rate of 6.1 per 100,000 people, according to data from the World Health Organization.
It’s about twice the rate of the United States, which has an asthma rate of 8.3 per 100 000.
The United States ranks at #2 with a rate of 5.7 per 100 million people.
The United States is also at the top with the highest asthma rate at 20.6 per 100 thousand.
In contrast, the rate in China is only 4.2 per 100 and the United Kingdom has an average of 0.4 per 100.
China’s rate is actually lower than the United Nations’ average of 15.9 per 100 people.
The rate in the United Arab Emirates (AU) is less than 1 in 5.
The data comes from the WHO’s Global Health Outlook 2013 report, which was released Thursday.
China is the most affected country with 4.4 million cases and the lowest number of cases per 100 inhabitants.
The number of deaths was 3.3 million and the number of hospitalizations was 5.3.
The country’s rate of asthma was 16.3 cases per 1 million people, the highest among the 11 countries analyzed in the report.