Urbanization is associated with increased asthma morbidity and mortality in Brazil

@article{Ponte2018UrbanizationIA,
  title={Urbanization is associated with increased asthma morbidity and mortality in Brazil},
  author={Eduardo Vieira Ponte and Alvaro A. Cruz and Rodrigo Abensur Athanazio and Regina Maria de Carvalho-Pinto and Frederico LA Fernandes and Maur{\'i}cio Lima Barreto and Rafael Stelmach},
  journal={The Clinical Respiratory Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={12},
  pages={410 - 417}
}
Previous cross‐sectional studies could establish an association between prevalence of self‐reported wheeze and urban–rural environment, but the impact of urbanization on meaningful outcomes of asthma for public health is not established yet. 

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