The Tucson Children's Respiratory Study. I. Design and implementation of a prospective study of acute and chronic respiratory illness in children.

@article{Taussig1989TheTC,
  title={The Tucson Children's Respiratory Study. I. Design and implementation of a prospective study of acute and chronic respiratory illness in children.},
  author={Lynn M. Taussig and Anne L. Wright and Wayne J Morgan and Harold R Harrison and Charles G. Ray},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={129 6},
  pages={1219-31}
}
The Tucson Children's Respiratory Study, Tucson, Arizona, has been established as a long-term, longitudinal, prospective study of the risk factors for acute lower respiratory tract illnesses in early childhood and for chronic obstructive airways disease in later life. A total of 1,246 newborns were enrolled into the study between May 1980 and January 1984, representing 78% of eligible infants. Cord blood for immunologic studies, neonatal blood specimens for blood counts and differentials, and… CONTINUE READING

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