Incidence of asthma in twelve thousand Finnish adults born in 1966.

@article{Kujala2005IncidenceOA,
  title={Incidence of asthma in twelve thousand Finnish adults born in 1966.},
  author={Veikko Kujala and Jouko Remes and Jari Latvala and Marjo-Riitta J{\"a}rvelin},
  journal={International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={255-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Asthma prevalence is increasing in many countries. Some recent articles, however, claim that this tendency is drawing to an end. Hence, the incidence of persistent asthma was drawn from a birth cohort study in Finland. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cohort of 6107 men and 5839 women was followed from 1981 to 2004. The participants were members of the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study (NFBC-66). The single-year birth cohort was followed from the age of 15 to 38 years by means of a… CONTINUE READING