Assessment of Northern Jordanian adolescents' knowledge and attitudes towards asthma.

@article{Alkhawaldeh2017AssessmentON,
  title={Assessment of Northern Jordanian adolescents' knowledge and attitudes towards asthma.},
  author={Abdullah Ashuayree Alkhawaldeh and Mohammed Albashtawy and Omar Al Omari and Dianne Wynaden and Fadwa Alhalaiqa and Shereen M Hamadneh and Khalid M. Aljohani and Khetam Mohammed Al-Awamreh and Moawiah M Khatatbeh},
  journal={Nursing children and young people},
  year={2017},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={
          27-31
        }
}
Background Asthma is a chronic illness of the airways that can cause a persistent cough. The illness affects a significant population of young people worldwide and can affect their ongoing quality of life. Aim To explore Jordanian adolescents' knowledge and attitudes to asthma. Method A cross-sectional research design was used with a convenience sample of 302 adolescents from six schools in northern Jordan, who completed a self-reported knowledge and attitude survey. Results Although the… CONTINUE READING

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