Chaey-Moon Quek

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Cross-sectional data of 210 Chinese children aged three to 16 years, of whom 29 (13.8%) were obese, and their biological parents were statistically assessed whether the body mass index (BMI = weight/height2) of the parents were predictive of childhood obesity. Using the logistic regression and proportional hazards models to predict the probability of(More)
INTRODUCTION This article reviews published literature on the usefulness of population-based urinary screening in the Asian paediatric population. METHODS Articles were found in the Medline database using the key words "paediatrics", "urine screening", "proteinuria", "haematuria" and "population". The Asian countries which had carried out population-based(More)
House dust mite allergens constitute one of the most important allergens in house dust. In this study, the levels of two common dust mite allergens, Der p I and Der f I, in a general hospital in Singapore were evaluated. Our results showed that these allergens were detected in 42/74 (or 57%) of the dust samples. Der p I was found to be the predominant(More)
Bank failure prediction is important for the regulators (such as the central banks and the finance ministries) of the banking industries. The collapse and failure of a bank could have devastating consequences to the entire banking system and a widespread repercussion effect on other banks and financial institutions. Some of the negative impacts are the(More)
Asthma is the most common chronic illness in childhood. This study evaluated the asthma morbidity among Singaporean schoolchildren. The survey involved 1,744 schoolteachers using a structured written questionnaire. 73.4% of class teachers reported at least 1 asthmatic student in their class. 37.1% of teachers had students absent from school for up to 3 days(More)
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