Correlation between asthma and climate in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey.

@article{Verlato2002CorrelationBA,
  title={Correlation between asthma and climate in the European Community Respiratory Health Survey.},
  author={G Verlato and Rolando Calabrese and Roberto de Marco},
  journal={Archives of environmental health},
  year={2002},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={
          48-52
        }
}
The European Community Respiratory Health Survey, performed during 1991-1993, found a remarkable geographical variability in the prevalence of asthma and asthma-like symptoms in individuals aged 20-44 yr. The highest values occurred in the English-speaking centers. In the present investigation, the ecological relationship between climate and symptom prevalence was evaluated in the 48 centers of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey. Meteorological variables were derived from the… CONTINUE READING
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