Asthma, type-1 allergy and related conditions in 7- and 8-year-old children in northern Sweden: prevalence rates and risk factor pattern.

@article{Rnmark1998AsthmaTA,
  title={Asthma, type-1 allergy and related conditions in 7- and 8-year-old children in northern Sweden: prevalence rates and risk factor pattern.},
  author={Eva R{\"o}nmark and Bo Lundb{\"a}ck and E Maria J{\"o}nsson and Thomas A Platts-Mills},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={92 2},
  pages={316-24}
}
As a first step in an intervention study of asthma and allergic diseases among school children, a cross-sectional study was performed during Winter 1996 in three towns (Kiruna, Luleå and Piteå) in the northernmost province of Sweden, Norrbotten. The cross-sectional study aimed to measure the prevalence of asthma, type-1 allergy and allergic diseases in order to make it possible to measure the incidence of the diseases, conditions and symptoms related to the diseases. Another aim was to perform… CONTINUE READING

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