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={E. Ponte and {\'A}. Cruz and R. Athanazio and R. Carvalho-Pinto and Frederico L. A. Fernandes and M. Barreto and R. Stelmach},
  journal={The Clinical Respiratory Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={12},
  pages={410 - 417}
}
  • E. Ponte, Á. Cruz, +4 authors R. Stelmach
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • The Clinical Respiratory Journal
  • 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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