Incidence and characteristics of early childhood wheezing, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2004-2010

Fatimah S. Dawood, Alicia M. Fry, Doli Goswami, Amina Sharmeen, Kamrun Nahar, Bilkis Ara Anjali, Mustafizur Rahman, W Abdullah Brooks

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Abstract

Background Early childhood wheezing substantially impacts quality of life in high-income countries, but data are sparse on early childhood wheezing in low-income countries. We estimate wheezing incidence, describe wheezing phenotypes, and explore the contribution of respiratory viral illnesses among children aged

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)588-595
Number of pages8
JournalPediatric Pulmonology
Volume51
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016

Keywords

  • asthma and early wheeze
  • epidemiology
  • infections
  • international health
  • pneumonia
  • viral

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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    Dawood, F. S., Fry, A. M., Goswami, D., Sharmeen, A., Nahar, K., Anjali, B. A., Rahman, M., & Brooks, W. A. (2016). Incidence and characteristics of early childhood wheezing, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2004-2010. Pediatric Pulmonology, 51(6), 588-595. https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.23343