Asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic eczema in Finnish children and adolescents.

@article{Pys1991AsthmaAR,
  title={Asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic eczema in Finnish children and adolescents.},
  author={L P{\"o}ys{\"a} and Matti Korppi and Matti Pietik{\"a}inen and Kyllikki Remes and Kaisu Juntunen-Backman},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={1991},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={161-5}
}
The parents of 3649 Finnish children and adolescents were interviewed in 1980 to evaluate the prevalence of bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis and atopic dermatitis. The same group was interviewed 6 years later to determine the incidence of new cases of bronchial asthma in the 1980s. Age- and sex-matched samples were taken from three areas, southern, eastern and northern Finland to allow assessment of possible regional differences in prevalences and incidences. The prevalences of atopic eczema… CONTINUE READING
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