Prevalence of asthma and wheeze in two different climatic areas of Saudi Arabia.

  title={Prevalence of asthma and wheeze in two different climatic areas of Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Abdulbari Bener and T. Q. Al-Jawadi and Fatih Ozkaragoz and Julie Anne Anderson},
  journal={The Indian journal of chest diseases & allied sciences},
  volume={35 1},
In a cross-sectional study, the prevalence of asthma and wheeze was studied in 2300 school going children in two different environment and climate regions of Saudi Arabia, Dammam (humid-coastal) and Riyadh (dry-inland). The age range of children studied was 7-12 years (56% boys and 44% girls in Dammam; and 47% boys and 53% girls in Riyadh). A self-administered questionnaire was completed by parents of the children which includes information on age, sex, area, occupation and educational level of… CONTINUE READING

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