Prevalence of bronchial asthma in rural Indian children: a cross sectional study from South India.

OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and to study the socio-demographic correlates of bronchial asthma among children aged 6-15 yr. METHODS This is a cross-sectional community based study conducted by interview of parents of randomly selected 559 children using an International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) questionnaire. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING