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Mortality from asthma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3503201     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since 1979 there has been a progressive increase in rates of death from asthma in the United States. This increase in mortality has been most extreme among blacks. It has occurred in all regions of the U.S. as well as some other countries. The problem requires further study to identify the cause.
Authors:
R M Sly
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  New England and regional allergy proceedings     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0742-2814     ISO Abbreviation:  N Engl Reg Allergy Proc     Publication Date:    1986 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-11-07     Completed Date:  1988-11-07     Revised Date:  2007-06-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8306562     Medline TA:  N Engl Reg Allergy Proc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  425-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
African Americans
Age Factors
Asthma / mortality*
European Continental Ancestry Group
Humans
Sex Factors
United States

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