Local road traffic activity and the prevalence, severity, and persistence of wheeze in school children: combined cross sectional and longitudinal study.

@article{Venn2000LocalRT,
  title={Local road traffic activity and the prevalence, severity, and persistence of wheeze in school children: combined cross sectional and longitudinal study.},
  author={Andrea J Venn and Sarah A. Lewis and Mehrengise Cooper and Richard Hubbard and Ivor Hill and Rachel Boddy and Michael Bell and John Britton},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={152-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the relation between local road traffic activity and the occurrence, severity, and persistence of wheeze in children. METHODS Data on wheeze and asthma were collected in a cross sectional questionnaire survey of 22,968 primary school children (age 4-11) and 27,826 secondary school children (age 11-16) in the Nottingham area. Direct measures of road traffic flow were made in the locality of each school and combined with Local Authority traffic data for major roads to… CONTINUE READING

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