Traduction en anglais : Prevalence of asthma in 6000 children of 10 years of age in Munich and upper Bavaria based on medical diagnoses and a symptom score.
In the Munich Survey on Asthma and Allergy the parents of 9349 fourth-class schoolchildren (mean age 9.8 years) in Munich and Southern Bavaria were addressed by a questionnaire to which 8204 responded (87%). In 7192 children (76%) a skin prick test was performed and 7284 (77%) had pulmonary function tests with maximum expiratory flow-volume loops before and after cold air challenge.
Of the 6083 children of German nationality, 160 children (2.6%) had physician-diagnosed asthma, 79 (1.3%) so called asthmoid bronchitis and 373 children (6.1%) spastic bronchitis.
Mots-clés Pascal : Asthme, Bronchopneumopathie obstructive, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Allergie, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Enfant, Homme, Age scolaire, Diagnostic, Bavière, Allemagne(république fédérale), Allemagne, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Asthma, Obstructive pulmonary disease, Respiratory disease, Allergy, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Child, Human, School age, Diagnosis, Bavaria, West Germany, Germany, Europe
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Cote : 92-0310736
Code Inist : 002B06C02. Création : 199406.