Individual Study / PIAMA

Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy - Natural History Study

Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy - Natural History Study

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Initiatives -
To investigate the effect of mite-allergen avoidance on the incidence of childhood asthma (Intervention study) and to assess lifestyle and environmental risk factors for childhood asthma (Natural History study)
Start Year
1996
Supplementary Information
https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/144/Supplement_1/S11.2
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Bert Brunekreef
    Utrecht University
  • Dr Alet Wijga
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
From birth - 8 years, 12 years, 14 years to 16 years
Supplementary Information
https://www.birthcohorts.net/birthcohorts/birthcohort/?id=244

Marker Paper

Brunekreef B, Smit J, de Jongste J, et al. The prevention and incidence of asthma and mite allergy (PIAMA) birth cohort study: design and first results. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2002;13(s15):55-60. doi:10.1034/j.1399-3038.13.s.15.1.x

PUBMED 12688626

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
3,963
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Children who were born in 1996/97 after prenatal recruitment through prenatal clinics in the northern, middle and southwestern part of the Netherlands.

Access

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