Epidemiology of rhinitis in Portugal: evaluation of the intermittent and the persistent types.

@article{TodoBom2007EpidemiologyOR,
  title={Epidemiology of rhinitis in Portugal: evaluation of the intermittent and the persistent types.},
  author={Ana Todo-Bom and Carlos Loureiro and Miguel M. Almeida and Carlos E. V. Nunes and Luis Delgado and Graça Castel-Branco and Jean Bousquet},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 9},
  pages={1038-43}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of rhinitis is rapidly increasing in recent years and has become a major public health problem in developed countries. A new classification of allergic rhinitis has been proposed by the allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma group. In this study we aimed to evaluate the prevalence of rhinitis, including different rhinitis subtypes and to describe the severity, rate of diagnosis and use of medication in this pathology. METHODS A cross-sectional, population-based… CONTINUE READING

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