Systematic review of worldwide variations of the prevalence of wheezing symptoms in children

@article{Patel2008SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review of worldwide variations of the prevalence of wheezing symptoms in children},
  author={Swatee P Patel and Marjo-Riitta J{\"a}rvelin and Mark P. Little},
  journal={Environmental Health},
  year={2008},
  volume={7},
  pages={57 - 57}
}
BACKGROUND Considerable variation in the prevalence of childhood asthma and its symptoms (wheezing) has been observed in previous studies and there is evidence that the prevalence has been increasing over time. METHODS We have systematically reviewed the reported prevalence and time trends of wheezing symptoms among children, worldwide and within the same country over time. All studies comprising more than 1000 persons and meeting certain other quality criteria published over a 16-year period… CONTINUE READING
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