Effects of indoor environmental factors on respiratory systems of children.
Effects of indoor environmental factors on children's respiratory system and pulmonary function tests were investigated in this study.
A total of 617 primary school children aged between 9-12 years were included.
A standard questionnaire, which includes questions about respiratory symptoms and illness, indoor environmental determinants, family history of respiratory diseases, and smoking habits of the parents, was sent to homes of all children and information was obtained from parents.
Children with a family history of asthma, bronchitis, or other chest troubles suffered morning and day/night coughs, shortness of breath, wheezing and asthma, bronchitis, or pneumonia more frequently.
Mots-clés Pascal : Environnement, A domicile, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Etude statistique, Age scolaire, Pollution intérieur, Tabagisme passif, Turquie, Enfant, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Asie, Homme, ORL pathologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Environment, At home, Risk factor, Epidemiology, Statistical study, School age, Indoor pollution, Passive smoking, Turkey, Child, Respiratory disease, Asia, Human, ENT disease
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Cote : 94-0339906
Code Inist : 002B30A02A. Création : 199406.