Factors related to the level of severity of asthma in primary care.

  title={Factors related to the level of severity of asthma in primary care.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn St{\"a}llberg and Karin H Lisspers and Mikael Hasselgren and Gunnar Johansson and Kurt Sv{\"a}rdsudd},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  volume={101 10},
BACKGROUND The severity of asthma varies in patients in primary care. The aim of this study was to identify factors related to asthma severity in a primary care setting. METHODS In this cross-sectional asthma study a random sample of 1477 patients, aged 15-45 years, from 42 primary health care centres received two questionnaires: one disease oriented and one quality of life oriented, MiniAQLQ. A classification of the asthma severity similar to the GINA guidelines was made with the information… CONTINUE READING

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