Factors related to allergic sensitization to aeroallergens in a cross-sectional study in adults: The Copenhagen Allergy Study.

@article{Linneberg2001FactorsRT,
  title={Factors related to allergic sensitization to aeroallergens in a cross-sectional study in adults: The Copenhagen Allergy Study.},
  author={Allan Linneberg and Niels Henrik Nielsen and Flemming Madsen and Lars Fr\olund and Asger Dirksen and Torben J\orgensen},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2001},
  volume={31 9},
  pages={1409-17}
}
BACKGROUND The factors underlying recent increases in the prevalence of respiratory allergy are largely unknown. OBJECTIVE To assess the association between allergic sensitization and several lifestyle/environmental factors. METHODS A cross-sectional population-based study of 15-69-year-olds in Copenhagen was carried out in 1990. The participation rate was 77.5% (1112/1435). Different lifestyle/environmental factors (explanatory variables) were defined based on questionnaire data. Dependent… CONTINUE READING

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