Respiratory Health in Northern Europe
* To assess the incidence and remission rate of asthma and allergic rhinitis and to determine risk factors in a representative Nordic population sample. * To assess the influence of occupational and home related environmental exposure on the development of asthma and allergic rhinitis in Northern Europe. * To investigate the association between the menstrual cycle and asthmatic symptoms in women. * To assess the incidence and remission of sleep disturbances and determine risk factors including atopy and asthma.
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- Swedish Heart and Lung Foundation, Vårdal Foundation for Health Care Science and Allergy Research, Swedish Association Against Asthma and Allergy, Swedish Association Against Heart and Lung Disease,Norwegian Research Council, Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association,Icelandic Research Council, Estonian Science Foundation and Danish Lung Association
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Gunnbjörnsdóttir MI, Franklin KA, Norbäck D, Björnsson E, Gislason D, Lindberg E, Svanes C, Omenaas E, Norrman E, Jõgi R, Juel Jensen E, Dahlman-Höglund A, Janson C; RHINE Study Group. Prevalence and incidence of respiratory symptoms in relationship to indoor dampness: the RHINE study. Thorax 2006; 61:221-225.
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Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.