What is the lifetime risk of physician-diagnosed asthma in Ontario, Canada?

@article{To2010WhatIT,
  title={What is the lifetime risk of physician-diagnosed asthma in Ontario, Canada?},
  author={Teresa M. To and Chengning Wang and Jun M. Guan and Susan C McLimont and Andrea S Gershon},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={181 4},
  pages={
          337-43
        }
}
RATIONALE Asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disease in Canada. The estimates of risk of developing asthma may help researchers and health planners set research agendas, predict the burden of asthma on society, and target the at-risk population for asthma prevention, management, and control. OBJECTIVES To estimate the lifetime risk of physician-diagnosed asthma. METHODS All individuals aged 0-79 years living in Ontario, Canada on April 1, 1996 who had not been diagnosed with… CONTINUE READING
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