Risk factors affecting asthma prevalence in adolescents living in Istanbul, Turkey.

@article{Akay2014RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors affecting asthma prevalence in adolescents living in Istanbul, Turkey.},
  author={Ahmet Akçay and Zeynep Tamay and Arzu Babayiğit Hocaoğlu and Ahmet Ergin and Nermin Guler},
  journal={Allergologia et immunopathologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={449-58}
}
BACKGROUND Asthma is one of the most important diseases of childhood. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of asthma symptoms and risk factors affecting asthma. METHODS In a cross-sectional study design, 9991 children, aged 13-14 years in 61 primary schools in 32 districts of Istanbul were evaluated. Asthma prevalence among the children… CONTINUE READING