Ethnic differences in time trends in asthma prevalence in New Zealand: ISAAC Phases I and III.

@article{EllisonLoschmann2009EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in time trends in asthma prevalence in New Zealand: ISAAC Phases I and III.},
  author={Lis Ellison-Loschmann and Philip K Pattemore and Monica Innes Asher and Tadd Oliver Clayton and Julian Crane and Philippa Ellwood and Richard J Mackay and Edwin A Mitchell and Chris D. Moyes and N. R. L. Pearce and Alistair W Stewart},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={775-82}
}
SETTING The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase III survey, New Zealand. OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of asthma symptoms and time trends by ethnicity between ISAAC Phase I (1992-1993) and Phase III (2001-2003). DESIGN Information on asthma symptoms and environmental exposures was collected in children aged 6-7 years (n = 10,873) and adolescents aged 13-14 years (n = 13,317). RESULTS In children, the prevalence of current wheeze was 28.5% in Māori… CONTINUE READING