Risk factors for sleep-disordered breathing in children. Associations with obesity, race, and respiratory problems.

@article{Redline1999RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for sleep-disordered breathing in children. Associations with obesity, race, and respiratory problems.},
  author={Susan Redline and Peter V. Tishler and Mark D Schluchter and James H. Aylor and Keith Clark and Gregory Graham},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={159 5 Pt 1},
  pages={1527-32}
}
This study examined risk factors for sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children and adolescents; specifically, quantifying risk associated with obesity, race, and upper and lower respiratory problems. Subjects were participants in a genetic-epidemiologic study of SDB and included 399 children and adolescents 2 to 18 yr of age, recruited as members of families with a member (a proband) with known sleep apnea (31 index families) or as members of neighborhood control families (30 families). SDB… CONTINUE READING
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