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Prevalence and incidence of asthma related to waist circumference and BMI in a Swedish community sample
Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Allergy Centre. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Centre for Medicine, Allergy Centre UHL.
Linköping University, Department of Department of Health and Society. Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences.
Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences. Linköping University, Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Allergy Centre. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Centre for Medicine, Allergy Centre UHL.
2004 (English)In: Respiratory Medicine, ISSN 0954-6111, E-ISSN 1532-3064, Vol. 98, no 11, 1108-1116 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Both asthma and obesity have become more common in affluent societies during the recent decades and several studies have shown a correlation between the presence of asthma and obesity. In order to further study this association we have investigated a population from a community in southern Sweden, where almost all inhabitants had their body indices measured as part of a study on diabetes at a primary care centre. An asthma unit working with a structured care programme for asthma was available. This organisation enabled us to study whether body mass index and waist circumference was associated with having or developing asthma. There was a significant association between both overweight, increased waist circumference and asthma, P

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2004. Vol. 98, no 11, 1108-1116 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-23558DOI: 10.1016/j.rmed.2004.03.022Local ID: 3036OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-23558DiVA: diva2:243872
Available from: 2009-10-07 Created: 2009-10-07 Last updated: 2017-12-13

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