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  1. Trends in asthma-related admissions among American Indian and Alaskan Native children from 1979 to 1989 : universal health care in the face of poverty.

    Article - En anglais


    To describe changes in asthma-related hospitalizations in Indian Wealth Service Facilities and compare with national trends.


    Trend analysis.

    Patients and Setting

    Hospital discharge records of patients aged 17 years and younger treated by the Indian Health Service between 1979 and 1989.

    Main Outcome Measures

    Patients discharged with asthma as the first listed diagnosis.


    The rates of asthma-related hospitalizations increased an average of 2.6% (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.1 to 5.2) per year between 1979 and 1989 among American Indian and Alaskan Native children aged 0 to 17 years.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Asthme, Fréquence, Evolution, Service santé, Organisation santé, Pauvreté, Adolescent, Homme, Hospitalisation, Indien, Enfant, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Bronchopneumopathie obstructive

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Asthma, Frequency, Evolution, Health service, Public health organization, Poverty, Adolescent, Human, Hospitalization, Indian, Child, Respiratory disease, Obstructive pulmonary disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0459240

    Code Inist : 002B11B. Création : 199406.