Association between Dietary Habits and Asthma Severity in Children
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 6, Pages 232-236
AbstractBackground: Assessment of association between Dietary Habits and Asthma Severity in Children.
Materials & methods: A total of 100 children with persistent asthma and 100 children with intermittent asthma were enrolled. Complete demographic details of all the subjects were obtained. A questionnaire was framed and dietary habits of all the subjects was recorded separately. The questionnaire was filled under the direct supervision of their parents/guardians. All the results were recorded and analysed using SPSS software.
Results: 62 percent of the subjects of persistent asthma group and 60 percent of the subjects of the intermittent asthma group were boys. Positive family history of asthma was seen in 65 percent of the subjects of the persistent asthma group and 69 percent of the intermittent asthma group. While comparing the association between Dietary Habits and Asthma Severity in Children, non-significant results were obtained.
Conclusion: While evaluating the association between the dietary habits and severity of asthma, it can be concluded that dietary habits does not affect the severity of asthma among children.
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