The relationship between fish intake and the prevalence of asthma: the Tokorozawa childhood asthma and pollinosis study.

@article{Takemura2002TheRB,
  title={The relationship between fish intake and the prevalence of asthma: the Tokorozawa childhood asthma and pollinosis study.},
  author={Yousuke C. Takemura and Yutaka Sakurai and Satoshi Honjo and Akira Tokimatsu and Motonobu Gibo and Tomokuni Hara and Akira Kusakari and Nobuo Kugai},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 2},
  pages={221-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The Japanese have a higher intake of fish and a lower incidence of asthma than occupants of western countries. The present epidemiological study investigated the relationship between dietary fish intake and the prevalence of asthma among a childhood population. METHODS Subjects represented all public elementary and junior high schools in Tokorozawa City in Japan (age range: 6-15 years old). The study population included 1,673 currently asthmatic students and 22,109 controls… CONTINUE READING
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