The protective effect of rural living against atopy in Mongolia.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Farm environment in childhood protects against atopy. We investigated in a population-based study in Mongolia the effects of rural living and migration from rural to urban areas on the risk of atopy. METHODS The screening study data of 9453 subjects, aged 10-60 years, were used for taking the sample for the clinical study in which 869 subjects… (More)

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