Using the international study of asthma and allergies in childhood (ISAAC) questionnaire, 3000 children aged 6-7 years from various schools in the north east of England were studied.
In this population, the lifetime prevalence rates of various symptoms and diagnoses were :
wheezing, 29.6% ;
atopic eczema, 27.8% ;
rhinitis, 23.1% ;
and self reported asthma, 22.7%. Rhinitis was reported by 44% and 40% of boys and girls with asthma, respectively.
Atopic eczema was reported by 46% of both boys and girls with asthma.
The prevalence rates of reported asthma, and of symptoms suggestive of asthma, were higher than those reported from studies conducted on UK children in 1992.
Mots-clés Pascal : Asthme, Allergie, Rhinite, Eczéma, Enfant, Homme, Sexe, Age scolaire, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Royaume Uni, Europe, Questionnaire, Etude longitudinale, Tabagisme passif, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Bronchopneumopathie obstructive, Immunopathologie, Peau pathologie, ORL pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Asthma, Allergy, Rhinitis, Eczema, Child, Human, Sex, School age, Epidemiology, Prevalence, United Kingdom, Europe, Questionnaire, Follow up study, Passive smoking, Respiratory disease, Obstructive pulmonary disease, Immunopathology, Skin disease, ENT disease
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0490658
Code Inist : 002B06C02. Création : 22/03/2000.