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The prevalence of childhood asthma in China: a systematic review

Yangzong Yangzong1*, Zumin Shi67, Per Nafstad13, Lise Lund Håheim45, Ouzhu Luobu2 and Espen Bjertness12

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1 Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, P.O.Box 1130 Blindern, Oslo 0318, Norway

2 Tibet University Medical College, Tibet Autonomous Region, China

3 Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo Norway

4 Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Service, Oslo Norway

5 Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo Norway

6 Jiangsu Provincial Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, China

7 Discipline of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

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BMC Public Health 2012, 12:860  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-860

Published: 10 October 2012

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Table S1. Characteristics of included studies--- Prevalence of childhood asthma among 0−14 year-old children in 1990 and 2000.

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Table S2. Characteristics of included studies--- Prevalence of childhood asthma among 0−14 years old children (uncertain whether it is current or lifetime prevalence).

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