Eczema among adults: prevalence, risk factors and relation to airway diseases. Results from a large-scale population survey in Sweden.

@article{Rnmark2012EczemaAA,
  title={Eczema among adults: prevalence, risk factors and relation to airway diseases. Results from a large-scale population survey in Sweden.},
  author={Erik P. R{\"o}nmark and Linda Ekerljung and Jan L{\"o}tvall and G{\"o}ran Wennergren and Kjell Tor{\'e}n and Bo Lundb{\"a}ck},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={166 6},
  pages={1301-8}
}
BACKGROUND In contrast to asthma and rhinitis, few studies among adults investigating the prevalence and risk factors of eczema have been published. OBJECTIVES To investigate the prevalence and risk factors of eczema among adults in West Sweden. A further aim was to study the associations between asthma, rhinitis and eczema. METHODS A questionnaire on respiratory health was mailed in 2008 to 30,000 randomly selected subjects in West Sweden aged 16-75 years; 62% responded. The questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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