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Prince Edward Island asthma mortality and hospitalization study, 1984-1988

Lamont Sweet

Prince Edward Island asthma mortality and hospitalization study, 1984-1988

by Lamont Sweet

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Published by Dept. of Health and Social Services in Charlottetown, P.E.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asthma.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLamont Sweet, James S.K. Fan, Janet O"Neill.
    ContributionsFan, James, S. K., O"Neill, Janet., Prince Edward Island. Dept. of Health and Social Services.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 67 p. :
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20116537M

    Introduction. Smoking is estimated to kill 57 million people each year, and effective tobacco control is a key instrument for reduction of global mortality and rates of non-communicable diseases.1, 2 The WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control provides a valuable means to implement and evaluate tobacco control measures.3, 4 As part of six key recommendations the implementation of smoke.   The increasing prevalence of asthma, frequency of hospital admissions and asthma-related mortality reported in many industrialized countries, including Canada, 1, 2, 3 have led to concerns about the disease's medical and social costs. 4 The rising prevalence may be due to increasing incidence or severity. Although the evidence for a genetic basis for asthma is strong, the environment .

    Another study in by Mackay et al 11 reported an % (95% CI –) decrease in hospital admissions for asthma in Scotland in preschool and school-age children after analyzing more t hospital admissions for asthma over a 9-year period. Background: A study was undertaken to investigate the mechanisms by which socioeconomic status may influence asthma morbidity in Canada. Methods: A total of schoolchildren aged 5–19 years with reported asthma were divided into three family income ranges. Hospital visits and risk factors for asthma, ascertained by questionnaire, were compared between the three groups.

      The wide variability in prevalence of childhood asthma across Asia Pacific is well documented, but less is known about its trends in mortality and hospitalization. To examine pediatric asthma mortality and hospitalization trends of selected countries across Asia Pacific, and also patterns of asthma drug utilization. Mortality and population data were sourced from the World Health . Asthma was estimated to account for approximately 1% of U.S. health care costs in the mids (Weiss et al., ~. MORTALITY Asthma mortality data are readily available from the U.S. Vi- tal Statistics System.


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Prince Edward Island asthma mortality and hospitalization study, 1984-1988 by Lamont Sweet Download PDF EPUB FB2

In adults with health care access, we prospectively studied with asthma, aged 18–50 years, recruited from a random sample of allergy and pulmonary physician practices in Northern California to identify risk factors for subsequent hospitalization.

Results. Thirty-nine subjects (16%) reported hospitalization for asthma during the month follow-up by:   To study the recent trends in asthma hospitalization and mortality rates by age, gender, and race categories in the United States.

Methods. The National Hospital Discharge Survey Database for the years to was used to examine trends in asthma by: Although the rate of hospitalization for asthma was highest and increased the most among children aged less than 1 year (from to population), the rate in had decreased from that in ( population).

Among children aged years, the rate of hospitalization increased during (from to People Living With Asthma 8 Prince Edward Island Asthma Trends The number of newly diagnosed cases of asthma (incidence) has decreased by 32% over the study period, from a total of newly diagnosed cases in to new cases in (from new cases per 1, Islanders to per 1,) (Figure 3).

Figure 3. Abstract. The epidemiology of asthma mortality has been controversial since Osler stated in the Principles and Practice of Medicine,published inthat the “the asthmatic pants into old age” [1].Certainly asthma deaths were rare in the first half of this century, although since this time, the patterns of asthma mortality have become considerably more by: Little is known about the effect of AR/AC and other factors on mortality among adult asthmatics.

The aim was to study mortality and its risk factors in adults with and without asthma. Methods. We randomly selected asthmatics with age over 30 years from national registers and matched the asthma sample with one or two controls.

hospitalization (%) were higher among children with asthma aged 0–4 years than among those aged 12–17 years (%, %, and %, respectively). Duringchildren with asthma aged 5–17 years missed million days of school per year ( days per child). Overall, asthma mortality rates have declined dramatically in the last 30 years, due to improved diagnosis and to better treatment, particularly in the s following the more widespread use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs).

The impact of ICS on other long-term outcomes, such as lung function decline, is less certain, in part because the factors associated with these outcomes are. Is asthma mortality rising. Ever since Osler stated that “An asthmatic pants into old age,”1 asthma has been increasingly recognized as a potentially fatal disease.1,2 In the s an “epidemic” of fatal asthma occurred in England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Norway.

Asthma mortality rose again in New Zealand in the s, and Sly3 has described rising. Background The UK-wide National Review of Asthma Deaths sought to identify avoidable factors from the high numbers of deaths, but did not examine variation by socioeconomic status (SES) or region.

Methods We used asthma deaths in England over the period – obtained from national deaths registers, summarised by quintiles of Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) and Government Office Region.

Persistent variations in national asthma mortality, hospital admissions and prevalence by socioeconomic status and region in England ramyani P gupta,1 Mome Mukherjee,2 aziz Sheikh, 2 David P Strachan1 Asthma To cite: gupta rP, Mukherjee M, Sheikh a, et al. Thorax epub ahead of print: [please include Day Month Year].

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Asthma -- United States, Since the s, the prevalence, morbidity, and mortality of asthma * in the United States and other western countries have increased (). Inrelated health-care expenditures for asthma were estimated at $ billion, or nearly 1% of.

The rate of hospital admission/separation for asthma was highest in Prince Edward Island and lowest in Manitoba and British Columbia. Although the rates of hospital admission/separation for asthma among boys aged less than 15 years of age were consistently 50% higher than those among girls of that age, the rate among people aged 15 through 34 years was twice.

A 7-year follow-up prospective study was performed to assess the incidence of asthma and mortality from all causes in a cohort of young adults. Methods The life status of a cohort of subjects, aged 20–44 years, who replied to a respiratory screening questionnaire between andwas ascertained in Prevalence of Asthma, Asthma Attacks, and Emergency Department Visits for Asthma Among Working Adults: National Health Interview Survey, MMWR ;67(13); Vital Signs: Asthma in Children – United States, pdf icon.

In several HICs asthma admission rates among children rose to a peak in the s, after the s peak in asthma mortality.

Both hospital admission rates and asthma mortality rates among children have been declining sincewhereas asthma prevalence has been stable or rising in many countries (Chapter 4, Figure 3).

On June 1, Prince Edward Island (PEI) enacted a province-wide smoking ban in public places and workplaces. Changes in hospital admission rates for cardiovascular (acute myocardial infarction, angina, and stroke) and respiratory (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma) conditions were examined before and after the smoking ban.

Inamong persons aged years, blacks were times more likely than whites to be hospitalized for asthma. Although the rate of hospitalization for asthma was highest and increased the most among children aged less than 1 year (from to population), the rate in had decreased from that in ( Lamont Sweet has written: 'The Prince Edward Island asthma mortality and hospitalization study, ' -- subject(s): Asthma.

Among our study population of 35, cases, 67% of the child and adolescent groups and 46% of the adult groups were of Black or South Asian ethnicity ().Smoking rates for adults with asthma .The aim of this study was to analyze the net effect of these changes in terms of hospitalization of children for treatment of asthma.

The numbers of hospital days, admissions, and individual.The rate of hospital admission/separation for asthma was highest in Prince Edward Island and lowest in Manitoba and British Columbia. to hospital for asthma and trends in the rates of death.