Risk factors for pneumonia among children in a Brazilian metropolitan area.

@article{Victora1994RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for pneumonia among children in a Brazilian metropolitan area.},
  author={C{\'e}sar Gomes Victora and Sandra Costa Fuchs and Juan Casado Flores and Walter Fons{\^e}ca and Betty R Kirkwood},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={93 6 Pt 1},
  pages={977-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate risk factors for pneumonia for infants < 2 years of age. DESIGN Hospital-based, case-control study with neighborhood control subjects. SETTING Urban area in southern Brazil. SUBJECTS Five hundred ten infants with radiologically confirmed pneumonia who were admitted to a pediatric hospital. One age-matched neighborhood control subject was selected for each case. RESULTS Multiple conditional regression modeling was used to control for confounding, taking into… CONTINUE READING

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