SESSION TITLE: Airways 5
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
PURPOSE: Family history of asthma, smoking exposure and animal exposure at home are all considered risk factors for asthma in children. Aim of this study was to identify their relationship to each other.
METHODS: After IRB approval, 823 children with asthma were enrolled in our Pediatric Asthma Center since 2010. At initial visit, families complete a questionnaire with information on family history of asthma, having a pet at home and/or exposure to smoking by parents at home. Chi square analyses were calculated and alpha level of significance was ≤0.05.