Breastfeeding and the risk of childhood asthma: A two-stage instrumental variable analysis to address endogeneity.

  • Nivita D Sharma
  • Published 2017 in
    Pediatric allergy and immunology : official…

Abstract

BACKGROUND Several explanations for the inconsistent results on the effects of breastfeeding on childhood asthma have been suggested. The purpose of this study was to investigate one unexplored explanation, which is the presence of a potential endogenous relationship between breastfeeding and childhood asthma. Endogeneity exists when an explanatory variable… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/pai.12750

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