The effect of obesity on asthma incidence: moving past the epidemiologic evidence

J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Jan;123(1):96-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2008.11.003.
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Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Asthma / diagnosis
  • Asthma / epidemiology*
  • Asthma / ethnology
  • Asthma / etiology*
  • Asthma / therapy
  • Black or African American
  • Body Mass Index
  • Energy Metabolism
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Middle Aged
  • Models, Theoretical
  • Obesity / complications*
  • Obesity / diagnosis
  • Obesity / epidemiology*
  • Obesity / ethnology
  • Obesity / therapy
  • Prevalence
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / complications
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / diagnosis
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes / epidemiology
  • Smoking / adverse effects
  • Smoking / epidemiology
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • United States / epidemiology