An International Comparison of Asthma Morbidity and Mortality in US Soldiers (Part 3)

An International Comparison of Asthma Morbidity and Mortality in US Soldiers (Part 3)

The final model consists of all first-order and second-order terms, all third-order terms with the exception of age-race-sex and age-location-sex, and the following two 4-way interactions: age-race-quarter-location and race-quarter-location-sex. The scaled deviance of the model, which has a x2 distribution, is 12.81 on 12 degrees of freedom, p>0.1, indicating an acceptable fit. Findings from examination…

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An International Comparison of Asthma Morbidity and Mortality in US Soldiers (Part 2)

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Statistical Methods Fourfold tables were analyzed by x2 analysis and by Fishers exact test when appropriate. The duration of hospitalization was compared by the Mann-Whitney U-test because of the inability to verify normal theory assumptions for these distributions. Foisson regression modeling was carried out using the GLIM statistical package. Terms were kept in a model…

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An International Comparison of Asthma Morbidity and Mortality in US Soldiers (Part 1)

An International Comparison of Asthma Morbidity and Mortality in US Soldiers (Part 1)

Mortality due to asthma, as well as the prevalence of asthma, have been reported to vary widely throughout the world. Whether this represents true differences and, if so, to what these differences are attributable are issues which are generally problematic due to the multifactorial nature of differences across national boundaries, including differences in ethnicity, environment,…

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Introduction of Ventolin inhaler

Introduction of Ventolin inhaler

There are about 9 percent of the planet population who suffer from asthma. This disease of respiratory organs is characterized by reoccurring asthma attacks that in their turn appear as acute asthma symptoms. The latter include wheezing, cough, tightness in the chest and difficult breathing. When it is an attack, an asthma sufferer needs fast-acting…

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How to buy asthma inhalers correctly

  Every time you buy asthma inhalers you should be sure you can use it properly. By the way, are you sure you use the device correctly? You push the actuator at first and then make an inhale or vice versa? Don’t worry, a lot of people are not sure how to use an inhaler…

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Proventil inhalers: general information

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Proventil is a commonly used bronchodilator that efficiently prevents and treats various problems of respiratory organs. Such problems may include wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath that came as the result of asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis and other lung disorders. Proventil is available in the form of an inhaler that a patient can bring in his…

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