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Title: Policy Brief. Childhood Asthma in Rural-Urban Areas (June, 2012)
Abstract: This policy brief assesses rates of lifetime and current asthma for children across the rural-urban continuum for the United States. It examines asthma in rural areas adjacent or nonadjacent to urban areas and relates it to varying levels of air quality, to varying levels of agriculture and animal production, and to other characteristics such as obesity, race/ethnicity, or health insurance. The policy brief includes tables and references.
Inv. Code: ORHP00564
Year: 2012
Language(s): English
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Length: 8 pp.
Audience: Researchers
Pub. Type: Policy Brief
Author(s): Michael Hendryx, PhD, Matthew Gurka, PhD, Melissa Ahern, PhD, Heidi Putman, PhD

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