Effects of dietary habits and risk factors on allergic rhinitis prevalence among Turkish adolescents.

Tamay Z. Ü. , Akcay A. , ERGİN A., Guler N.

International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology, vol.77, no.9, pp.1416-23, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2013.05.014
  • Title of Journal : International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
  • Page Numbers: pp.1416-23


Background: Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a global health problem affecting many people from childhood to adulthood. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of AR and related symptoms, and to assess the risk factors, dietary habits and the Mediterranean diet affecting AR.