Low socioeconomic status is associated with worse lung function in the Danish cystic fibrosis population

@inproceedings{TaylorRobinson2014LowSS,
  title={Low socioeconomic status is associated with worse lung function in the Danish cystic fibrosis population},
  author={David C Taylor-Robinson and Karsten Thielen and Tania Pressler and Hanne Vebert Olesen and Finn Diderichsen and Peter J Diggle and R L Smyth and Margaret Whitehead},
  booktitle={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2014}
}
Low socioeconomic status is associated with worse lung function and greater risk of death in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) in the UK and USA, but there are no population level studies from other countries [1–4]. A feature of previous analyses of inequalities in lung function in CF by socioeconomic status has been the identification of a lung function deficit in more disadvantaged children, which is evident as soon as spirometry can be routinely undertaken at ,5–6 years of age [1, 3]. The… CONTINUE READING