Asthma Severity in Children and Environmental Agents

Conditions

Asthma

Trial Phase

N/A

Trial Purpose and Description

Trial Purpose

This study measures residential exposures (indoor allergens, mold, nitrogen dioxide, nicotine) and relates exposure levels to daily symptoms (wheeze, persistent cough, chest tightness, shortness of breath) and medication use, in a population of children with physician diagnosed asthma, followed for 12 months.



Participation Guidelines

Age:
5 Years - 11 Years
Gender:
Both

Eligibility Criteria

  • Siblings of a birth cohort recruited 1997-1999
  • Age less than 11 years
  • Physician diagnosed asthma
  • Active symptoms (wheeze, persistent cough, chest tightness, shortness of breath) or medication use in the 12 months prior to enrollment.
Sponsor:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Dates:
May 2000
Last Updated:
Jun 23, 2009
Study HIC#:
0504027631

Clinicaltrials.gov ID: NCT00042705