Prevalence and factors associated with asthma among school children in rural Puducherry, India

@inproceedings{Ganeshkumar2012PrevalenceAF,
  title={Prevalence and factors associated with asthma among school children in rural Puducherry, India},
  author={Shanmugam Ganeshkumar and K. C. Premarajan and Sonali Sarkar and Swaroop Kumar Sahu and Sahana and Ambika and Abhishek and Antony and Aprajita and R. Rekha},
  year={2012}
}
There is paucity of data on magnitude and risk factors associated with asthma in developing countries like India. The study aims to assess the prevalence and factors associated with asthma. A cross sectional study was conducted among 275 school children aged 12-15 years age group using modified International study on Allergy and Asthma in childhood (ISAAC) questionnaire in rural Puducherry. Data on various risk factors were collected. Data was analysed by univariate and multivariate analysis… CONTINUE READING

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