Life style and home environment are associated with racial disparities of asthma and allergy in Northeast Texas children.

@article{Sun2011LifeSA,
  title={Life style and home environment are associated with racial disparities of asthma and allergy in Northeast Texas children.},
  author={Yuexia Sun and Jan Sundell},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2011},
  volume={409 20},
  pages={
          4229-34
        }
}
A high prevalence and racial disparities in asthma and allergy have been observed in American children. This study aimed to identify risk factors for asthma and allergy among children, and their contribution to racial disparities in allergy prevalence. A population-based cross-sectional study was carried out among children aged 1-8 years in Northeast Texas 2008-2009. The health conditions, life style and home environment of 3766 children were surveyed by parental questionnaires through e.g… CONTINUE READING

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