Asthma prevalence among high school students in east Jakarta, 2001, based on ISAAC questionnaire

  title={Asthma prevalence among high school students in east Jakarta, 2001, based on ISAAC questionnaire},
  author={Faisal Yunus and Ratnawati Antaria and Menaldi Rasmin and Hadiarto Mangunnegoro and Anwar Jusuf and Adang Bachtiar},
The aim of this study was to assess asthma prevalence in children between 13-14 years of age in East Jakarta. This study is a cross sectional study which surveyed 2234 high school students between the ages of 13 and 14 years in East Jakarta in 2001 using the ISAAC questionnaire. Bronchial challenge test was applied by using methacholine substance to 186 students. Reports based on the ISAAC questionnaire indicate that 7.2% of teenage have had wheezing experience, 4.1% have wheezing within the… CONTINUE READING

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