Chlorinated Pool Attendance, Atopy, and the Risk of Asthma during Childhood

@inproceedings{Bernard2006ChlorinatedPA,
  title={Chlorinated Pool Attendance, Atopy, and the Risk of Asthma during Childhood},
  author={Alfred Bernard and Sylviane Carbonnelle and Claire de Burbure and Olivier Michel and Marc Nickmilder},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2006}
}
The pool chlorine hypothesis postulates that the rise in childhood asthma in the developed world could result at least partly from the increasing exposure of children to toxic gases and aerosols contaminating the air of indoor chlorinated pools. To further assess this hypothesis, we explored the relationships between childhood asthma, atopy, and cumulated pool attendance (CPA). We studied 341 schoolchildren 10-13 years of age who attended at a variable rate the same public pool in Brussels… CONTINUE READING

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