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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2013.05.014
  • Journal Name: International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1416-23
  • Keywords: Allergic rhinitis, Diet, ISAAC, Risk factors, FATTY-ACID INTAKE, MEDITERRANEAN DIET, ATOPIC ECZEMA, CHILDHOOD ISAAC, SOCIOECONOMIC-STATUS, HAY-FEVER, RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS, 11-YEAR-OLD CHILDREN, WORLDWIDE VARIATIONS, CHANGING PREVALENCE

Abstract

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.