Temporal and Spatial Trends in Childhood Asthma-Related Hospitalizations in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil and Their Association with Social Vulnerability

Introduction: Asthma is a multifactorial disease and a serious public health problem. Environmental factors and poverty are the main determinants of this disease. Objective: To describe the spatial and temporal distribution of asthma-related hospitalizations and identify the areas with the highest p...

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Main Authors: Cláudia Silva Dias, Maria Angélica Salles Dias, Amélia Augusta de Lima Friche, Maria Cristina de Mattos Almeida, Thaís Claudino Viana, Sueli Aparecida Mingoti, Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2016-07-01
Series:International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Online Access:http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/13/7/704