Rising trend of asthma prevalence among Turkish schoolchildren (ISAAC phases I and III).

Ones U., Akcay A., Tamay Z. Ü. , Guler N., Zencir M.

Allergy, cilt.61, sa.12, ss.1448-53, 2006 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Asthma is a common chronic illness in childhood. The aim of the study was to examine time trends in the prevalence of asthma using the ISAAC questionnaire in 6- to 12-year-old schoolchildren in Istanbul and factors affecting asthma prevalence.