Housing characteristics, home environmental factors and respiratory health in 14,729 Chinese children.

@article{Dong2008HousingCH,
  title={Housing characteristics, home environmental factors and respiratory health in 14,729 Chinese children.},
  author={Guanghui Dong and Hai-long Ding and Ya-Nan Ma and Jing Jin and Ying Cao and Ya-dong Zhao and Qin-cheng He},
  journal={Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique},
  year={2008},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={97-107}
}
BACKGROUND Very few studies have assessed the relative impact of housing characteristics and home environmental factors on asthma and asthma-related symptoms in Chinese children who have lower rates of asthma. To our knowledge few studies have assessed respiratory symptoms and allergies in this context. METHODS To assess the effects of housing characteristics, pet keeping, home decorations and other indoor environmental factors on respiratory health of Chinese children. We studied a… CONTINUE READING