Prevalence of asthma symptoms among adults aged 20-44 years in Canada

Manfreda, Jure; Becklake, Margaret R.; Sears, Malcolm R.; Chan-Yeung, Moira; Dimich-Ward, Helen; Siersted, Hans C.; Ernst, Pierre; Sweet, Lamont; VanTil, Linda; Bowie, Dennis M.; Anthonisen, Nicholas R.; Tate, Robert B.
April 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/03/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 7, p995
Academic Journal
Interpretation: Significant variation in the prevalence of asthma symptoms, asthma attacks and use of asthma medication between Canadian sites and international sites suggests environmental influences. Different combinations of factors in different sites may be responsible for the high prevalence rates and should be the subject of further research to guide clinical management and public health intervention.


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