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Pulmonary Function and Its Influence Factors of Elementary School Children in Gangneung
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Pulmonary Function and Its Influence Factors of Elementary School Children in Gangneung
Yu, Seung-Do; Yoo, Si-Eun; Lee, Min-Jung; Choi, Wook-Hee; Kim, Dae-Seon; Lee, Chul-Ho; Park, Kyung-Hwa;
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The objective of the study which utilised population based data was to determine the respiratory condition of elementary school children in Gangneung. From October 9th to December 14th, 2006, Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT) including Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) and Forced Expiratoy Volume in I Second were conducted on the target group of children using a spirometer. The prevalence of asthmatic symptoms was 29.8% among boys and 39.6% among girls. By using logistic regression, we found that family history of allergic rhinitis (OR
pulmonary function test (PFT);asthmatic symptoms;housing environmental factor;FVC;
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