Association between Asthma and Body Mass Index in Children.

  title={Association between Asthma and Body Mass Index in Children.},
  author={Babak Amra and Alireza Rahmani and Sohrab Salimi and Zahra Mohammadzadeh and Mohammad Afsari Golshan},
  journal={Iranian journal of allergy, asthma, and immunology},
  volume={4 1},
Obesity has been reported to be associated with an increase in asthma in children. If there is any association, it could be attributed to an effect of obesity on lung volume and thus airway's obstruction. Data from 2413 children aged 7-12 years in Isfahan were analyzed. The subjects were included in this study if data were available for: height, weight, age, lung volume, and any measure of asthma, including history of diagnosed asthma, wheeze, chronic cough, and medication as obtained by… CONTINUE READING

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