Risk factors for asthma incidence. A review of recent prospective evidence.


AIM The aim of this study is to determine what factors have been shown, in prospective studies, to predict the incidence of asthma. METHODS We performed a systematic review of peer-reviewed literature from 1994 to 2004 to determine what factors predict the development of asthma in both children and adults. This search strategy yielded 40 studies, with 36… (More)

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