Gender Differences and Effect of Air Pollution on Asthma in Children with and without Allergic Predisposition: Northeast Chinese Children Health Study

@inproceedings{Dong2011GenderDA,
  title={Gender Differences and Effect of Air Pollution on Asthma in Children with and without Allergic Predisposition: Northeast Chinese Children Health Study},
  author={Guanghui Dong and Tao Chen and Miao-miao Liu and Da Wang and Ya-Nan Ma and Wan-hui Ren and Y L Lee and Ya-dong Zhao and Qin-cheng He},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Males and females exhibit different health responses to air pollution, but little is known about how exposure to air pollution affects juvenile respiratory health after analysis stratified by allergic predisposition. The aim of the present study was to assess the relationship between air pollutants and asthmatic symptoms in Chinese children selected from multiple sites in a heavily industrialized province of China, and investigate whether allergic predisposition modifies this… CONTINUE READING

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