Risk factors affecting asthma prevalence in adolescents living in Istanbul, Turkey


Akcay A., Tamay Z. Ü. , Hocaoglu A. B. , Ergin A., Guler N.

Allergologia et Immunopathologia, vol.42, no.5, pp.449-458, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.aller.2013.05.005
  • Journal Name: Allergologia et Immunopathologia
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.449-458
  • Keywords: Asthma, Allergy, Children, Diet, ISAAC, Risk factors, MEDITERRANEAN DIET, ALLERGIC RHINITIS, CHILDHOOD ASTHMA, ATOPIC DISEASES, TOBACCO-SMOKE, HAY-FEVER, CHILDREN, RHINOCONJUNCTIVITIS, SYMPTOMS, ECZEMA

Abstract

Background: Asthma is one of the most important diseases of childhood. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of asthma symptoms and risk factors affecting asthma.