Prevalence of childhood asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema in Urumqi and Beijing.

@article{Zhao2000PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of childhood asthma, allergic rhinitis and eczema in Urumqi and Beijing.},
  author={Ting Zhao and Han Jia Wang and Y Chen and Mei Xiao and L P Duo and G Lisheng Liu and Yu-Lung Lau and Johan P. E. Karlberg},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2000},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={128-33}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of asthma and other allergies in children in Urumqi and Beijing, compared with that in Hong Kong. METHODS A total of 7754 primary school students were randomly selected to participate in the study. Data were collected in 1995-96 using the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) protocol for 6- and 7-year-olds. The study design and data quality assurance in all aspects followed the protocol, including the double entry of data… CONTINUE READING

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