Prevalence of bronchial asthma in schoolchildren in Delhi.

  title={Prevalence of bronchial asthma in schoolchildren in Delhi.},
  author={Sunil Kumar Chhabra and C. Kanta Gupta and Pragti Chhabra and Sanjeev Rajpal},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  volume={35 3},
There is a paucity of information on the prevalence of asthma in children in India. Some evidence suggests that asthma is less common in developing than in the developed countries. The present study was carried out to estimate its current magnitude in children in Delhi. The questionnaire-based study was carried out in two randomly selected schools in Delhi. All the children were eligible. The age range was 4-17 years. The questionnaires were distributed to all the children present (n = 2867) to… CONTINUE READING

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