Risk for Asthma in 1-Year-Old Infants Residing in New York City High-Risk Neighborhoods

@article{Meyer2003RiskFA,
  title={Risk for Asthma in 1-Year-Old Infants Residing in New York City High-Risk Neighborhoods},
  author={Ilan H. Meyer and Robin M. Whyatt and Frederica P. Perera and Jean G. Ford},
  journal={Journal of Asthma},
  year={2003},
  volume={40},
  pages={545 - 550}
}
Morbidity and mortality resulting from asthma has increased in the United States and across the world in the past few decades (1). For example, hospitalization among persons ages 0–24 years has increased by 27% between 1980 and 1993 (from 16.8 to 21.4 per 10,000 persons), with the highest increases in hospitalization associated with the youngest ages (2,3). Respiratory symptoms resembling asthma tend to be present early in life (4) but asthma is not usually diagnosed until a later age (5… 
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