Chronic productive cough in school children: prevalence and associations with asthma and environmental tobacco smoke exposure

@article{Carter2006ChronicPC,
  title={Chronic productive cough in school children: prevalence and associations with asthma and environmental tobacco smoke exposure},
  author={Edward R. Carter and Jason S Debley and Gregory R Redding},
  journal={Cough (London, England)},
  year={2006},
  volume={2},
  pages={11 - 11}
}
BACKGROUND The relationships between chronic productive cough (CPC), environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure, and asthma are not clearly established in children. Therefore, we wished to determine the prevalence of CPC and examine the relationships between CPC, ETS exposure, and asthma in young teenagers. METHODS We performed a cross sectional survey of 2397 Seattle middle school students, 11-15 years old, using written and video respiratory-symptom questionnaires. We defined CPC as--daily… CONTINUE READING
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