Asthma Symptoms Among Adolescents Who Attend Public Schools That Are Located Near Confined Swine Feeding Operations

@article{Mirabelli2006AsthmaSA,
  title={Asthma Symptoms Among Adolescents Who Attend Public Schools That Are Located Near Confined Swine Feeding Operations},
  author={Maria C. Mirabelli and Steve Wing and Stephen W Marshall and Timothy C. Wilcosky},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={e66 - e75}
}
OBJECTIVES. Little is known about the health effects of living in close proximity to industrial swine operations. We assessed the relationship between estimated exposure to airborne effluent from confined swine feeding operations and asthma symptoms among adolescents who were aged 12 to 14 years. METHODS. During the 1999–2000 school year, 58169 adolescents in North Carolina answered questions about their respiratory symptoms, allergies, medications, socioeconomic status, and household… 

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