The prevalence of asthma and asthma-like symptoms among adults in rural Beijing, China.

@article{Chanyeung2002ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of asthma and asthma-like symptoms among adults in rural Beijing, China.},
  author={M Chan-yeung and L X Zhan and De Hua Tu and Baoluo Li and Guang Xue He and Ritva Sirkka Kauppinen and Marko Nieminen and Donald A. Enarson},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={853-8}
}
No data have been reported on the prevalence of asthma in rural areas of China. The objective of the present study was to determine the prevalence of asthma-like symptoms, reported asthma and reported asthma attacks in rural Beijing, China, and to compare the prevalence in 20-44-yr-old participants with those reported for Canada and the European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS). For a cross-sectional survey, 30 villages were randomly selected in the counties of Shunyi and Tongxian… CONTINUE READING

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