[Risk factors and prevalence of asthma and rhinitis among primary school children in Lisbon].

@article{Pegas2011RiskFA,
  title={[Risk factors and prevalence of asthma and rhinitis among primary school children in Lisbon].},
  author={Priscilla Nascimento Pegas and C{\'e}lia Anjos Alves and Manuel G. Scotto and Margarita G. Evtyugina and Casimiro A. Pio and Maria da Conceiç{\~a}o Freitas},
  journal={Revista portuguesa de pneumologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={109-16}
}
AIMS A cross-sectional study was carried out with the objective of identifying nutrition habits and housing conditions as risk factors for respiratory problems in schoolchildren in Lisbon. MATERIAL AND METHODS Between October and December 2008, parents of 900 students of the basic schools of Lisbon were invited to answer a questionnaire of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Program (ISAAC). The response rate was 40%. Logistic regression was used in the analysis of… CONTINUE READING