Area of residence, birthplace, and asthma in Puerto Rican children.

@article{Cohen2007AreaOR,
  title={Area of residence, birthplace, and asthma in Puerto Rican children.},
  author={Robyn T Cohen and Glorisa J. Canino and Hector Ramon Bird and Sa Shen and Bernard A Rosner and Juan C. Celed{\'o}n},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2007},
  volume={131 5},
  pages={
          1331-8
        }
}
RATIONALE Puerto Ricans have the highest prevalence of asthma among all ethnic groups in the United States. There have been no studies that directly compare the burden of asthma between Puerto Ricans living in Puerto Rico and those living in the mainland United States. OBJECTIVE To examine the relation between birthplace, area of residence, and asthma in Puerto Rican children. METHODS Multistage population-based probability sample of children in the San Juan and Caguas metropolitan areas in… CONTINUE READING
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