Prevalence of asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema in elementary schools in Sari (Iran)

  title={Prevalence of asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema in elementary schools in Sari (Iran)},
  author={Javad Ghaffari and Iraj Mohammadzadeh and Alireza Khalilian and Houshang Rafatpanah and Hamid Mohammadjafari and Ali Reza Davoudi},
  booktitle={Caspian journal of internal medicine},
BACKGROUND Allergic diseases including asthma, allergic rhinitis (AR) and eczema are common chronic diseases in children. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of asthma, AR and eczema in Sari, Iran. METHODS This study was carried out on all elementary schools selected as a cluster from February 2010 to July 2010 in Sari, North of Iran. A questionnaire was provided according to International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) protocol. Asthma, AR, eczema… CONTINUE READING
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