How does ethnicity affect asthma prevalence?

Sunday, March 28, 2010 - 23:22 in Health & Medicine

A study of UK schoolchildren has revealed that black Africans, Indians and Bangladeshis have a similar or lower prevalence of asthma than white children, while black Caribbean and mixed black Caribbean/white boys are more likely to have asthma. Researchers studied the occurrence of asthma, investigating ethnic differences in risk factors.

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