Prevalence of asthma and allergic diseases in adolescents: nine-year follow-up study (2003-2012)

OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, rhinitis, and atopic eczema in adolescents (AD; 13-14 years) living in seven Brazilian cities, by applying the standardized written questionnaire (WQ) of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC), and to evaluat...

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Main Authors: Dirceu Solé, Nelson A. Rosário Filho, Emanuel S. Sarinho, Inês C. Camelo-Nunes, Bruno A. Paes Barreto, Mércia L. Medeiros, Jackeline Motta Franco, Paulo A. Camargos, Javier Mallol, Ricardo Gurgel, Djanira M. de Andrade, Fernanda P. Furlan, Almerinda R. Silva, Cristina Cardozo, Cláudia Andrade
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2015-02-01
Series:Jornal de Pediatria
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