Background There is evidence that the prevalence of asthma in children and goung people is increasing.
Methods in examination of a total population (35 170) of 17 year old Jefvish boys of one seaside urban area in Israel was undertaken during two years, 1986 and 1990, by trained respiratory physicians in a regional recruiting office of the Israel Defence Forces.
All boys who had ever been diagnosed as having asthma or symptoms that could have been due to asthma underwent a further examination by respiratory physicians that included spirometry at rest.
Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Epidémiologie, Survie, Homme, Adolescent, Sexe, Mâle, Asthme, Israël, Asie, Milieu urbain
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Respiratory disease, Epidemiology, Survival, Human, Adolescent, Sex, Male, Asthma, Israel, Asia, Urban environment
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0333194
Code Inist : 002B11B. Création : 199406.