Is birth weight related to lung function and asthma symptoms in Nordic-Baltic adults?

Abstract

Studies of birth characteristics and respiratory outcomes show contradictory findings. We wanted to investigate the association of birth weight with adult lung function as well as asthma symptoms while addressing the influence of demographic and environmental factors. Data was collected from the birth records of 1683 men and women born in 1947-1973 who were… (More)

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@article{Laerum2004IsBW, title={Is birth weight related to lung function and asthma symptoms in Nordic-Baltic adults?}, author={Birger N Laerum and Cecilie Svanes and Amund Gulsvik and M Iversen and Hulda Rosa Thorarinsdottir and Th Gislason and Rain J{\"{o}gi and E. Norrman and Mar{\'i}a Ingibj{\"{o}rg Gunnbj{\"{o}rnsd{\'o}ttir and Tore Wentzel-Larsen and Christer Janson and Ernst Reidar Omenaas}, journal={Respiratory medicine}, year={2004}, volume={98 7}, pages={611-8} }