TITLE

Measurement of Trends in Childhood Asthma

AUTHOR(S)
Preboth, Monica
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
American Family Physician;6/1/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p2283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control that examines the effect of the redesign of the National Health Interview Survey on measuring trends in asthma prevalence overall and among age and racial subgroups of children. Description of the report, which appears in the October 13, 2000 issue of "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report"; Comments on the National Health Interview Survey; Indication that while asthma prevalence estimates for 1997 to 1998 are lower than those before the redesign, estimates after 1997 cannot be compared with previous estimates.
ACCESSION #
12761497

 

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