Association of duration of television viewing in early childhood with the subsequent development of asthma.

@article{Sherriff2009AssociationOD,
  title={Association of duration of television viewing in early childhood with the subsequent development of asthma.},
  author={Andrea Sherriff and Anirban Maitra and Andrew Robert Ness and Calum G Mattocks and Chris Riddoch and John J. Reilly and James Y. Paton and Alexander John Henderson},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2009},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={
          321-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether duration of television (TV) viewing in young children is associated with subsequent development of asthma. METHODS Children taking part in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) with no wheeze up to the age of 3.5 years and follow-up data at 11.5 years of age took part in a prospective longitudinal cohort study. The main outcome measure was asthma, defined as doctor-diagnosed asthma by 7.5 years of age with symptoms and/or treatment in… CONTINUE READING
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