Prevalence of asthma-associated symptoms in Turkish children


Turktas I., Selcuk Z., Kalyoncu A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.43, no.1, pp.1-11, 2001 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-11
  • Keywords: childhood asthma, Turkey, ISAAC, epidemiology, PRIMARY-SCHOOL CHILDREN, ALLERGIC DISEASES, BRONCHIAL-ASTHMA, CHILDHOOD ASTHMA, TURKEY, ANKARA, GERMANY, ISAAC

Abstract

Turktas I, Selcuk ZT, Kalyoncu AE Prevalence of asthma-associated symptoms in Turkish children. Turk J Pediatr 2001; 43: 1-11. The aim of the first national cross-sectional survey was to determine the prevalence of asthma-like respiratory symptoms and the associated risk factors among children aged 0-17 via interview with the parents by primary care physicians. They were selected through stratified two-stage cluster probability sampling in urban and rural parts of randomly selected 27 of 81 administrative districts in Turkey.