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An Analysis of the Environmental Risk Factors of Childhood Asthma and Asthma-like Symptoms: Results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and YouthDownload
It is known that a multitude of environmental factors are implicated in the incidence of asthma and asthma symptoms among children; however, previous research has provided inconsistent and/or insufficient evidence as to whether residing in a farming environment during childhood can lead to a...
Outdoor Air Pollution and Children´s Asthma in the Census Metropolitan Area of Edmonton, Alberta: the Influence of Place of Residence and Socioeconomic PositionDownload
Background: Asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disease in children and air pollution has been implicated in its development and exacerbations worldwide. The Census Metropolitan Area of Edmonton (CMAE), Alberta, has unique air pollution sources (traffic and industrial related air...