Increase in asthma and a high prevalence of bronchitis: results from a population study among adults in urban and rural Vietnam
2011 (English)In: Respiratory Medicine, ISSN 0954-6111, E-ISSN 1532-3064, Vol. 105, no 2, 177-185 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
The prevalence of asthma in adults may have increased in both urban and rural Vietnam, as the few previous estimates have found 2% of adults having asthma. Half of men in Hanoi and two-thirds in Bavi were smokers versus a few percent of women in both areas. Bronchitic symptoms were common in both men and women.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. Vol. 105, no 2, 177-185 p.
Asthma; Bronchitis; Symptoms; Epidemiology; Prevalence; Risk factors
Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-40452DOI: 10.1016/j.rmed.2010.10.001PubMedID: 21030231OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-40452DiVA: diva2:399701