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V Almasi

The Prevalence of Asthma in an Adult Population in Khorramabad, Iran

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.136
Pages: 
443–6
Synopsis: 
This study has aimed to evaluate the prevalence of asthma in Khorramabad. The prevalence of asthma in Khorramabad in our study was more than in other similar studies in Iran and other countries. Doing analytical studies on the prevalence of asthma and its risk factors is recommended.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Asthma is one of the most common respiratory disorders. There have not been any studies assessing the prevalence rate for asthma based on spirometry in an adult population in the west of Iran. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of asthma in an adult population in Khorramabad, in the west of Iran.

Accepted: 
27 Aug, 2013
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e-Published: 08 May, 2014
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