Allergic diseases and asthma in the family predict the persistence and onset-age of asthma: a prospective cohort study

@inproceedings{Paaso2014AllergicDA,
  title={Allergic diseases and asthma in the family predict the persistence and onset-age of asthma: a prospective cohort study},
  author={Elina M S Paaso and Maritta S. Jaakkola and Aino K. Rantala and Timo T. Hugg and Jouni J. K. Jaakkola},
  booktitle={Respiratory research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Family history of asthma and other allergic diseases have been linked to the risk of childhood asthma previously, but little is known about their effect on the age-of-onset and persistency of asthma until young adulthood. METHODS We assessed the effect of the family history of asthma and allergic diseases on persistent vs. transient, and early- vs. late-onset persistent asthma in The Espoo Cohort Study 1991-2011, a population-based cohort study of 1623 subjects (follow-up rate 63.2… CONTINUE READING
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