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IJMDC. 2018; 2(3): 109-113

Prevalence of asthma among children

Authors: Nada Kareem S Alruwaili, Afrah Saleh K Alanazi, Aeshah Raja M Alanazi, Jewaher Ali M Alharbi, Anwar Salamah B Alanazi, Wejdan Salamah B Alanazi, Manal Mohammed L Alenezi, Alaa Jameel A Ahmed, Rehab Thaib Rawian Alenzi, Hadeel Saud D Alanazi, Manal Mutaib N Alanazi, Najah Salah F Alanazi.

ABSTRACT

Background: Asthma is a chronic common disease in pediatrics, it is more prevalent in children than in adults. It is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airway which leads to airflow obstruction. Wheezing, chest tightness, and repeated attacks of breathlessness are symptoms of asthma. It was reported that the prevalence of asthma is increasing. Methodology: The present study was conducted on the parents of children with asthma in the period from October 2017 to December 2017. The study was performed using an online survey, the data collected were entered in an excel sheet and then analyzed by SPSS program. Results: Asthma was prevalent in 77% of children, the mean number of asthma attacks in the previous year was 9.36 times. Wheezing presented in 73.2% children with asthma, symptoms of asthma and sleeping affected days was more common in a period of 1-3 days. Conclusion: There was a very high prevalence of asthma among children. Asthma was found to affect sleep of children in several aspects. The educational level of parents had no effect on the prevalence of asthma. Keywords: Asthma, asthma prevalence, children asthma.

Keywords:
Asthma, Asthma prevalence, Children Asthma.


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Nada Kareem S Alruwaili
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Afrah Saleh K Alanazi
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Aeshah Raja M Alanazi
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Jewaher Ali M Alharbi
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Anwar Salamah B Alanazi
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Wejdan Salamah B Alanazi
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Manal Mohammed L Alenezi
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Alaa Jameel A Ahmed
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Rehab Thaib Rawian Alenzi
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Hadeel Saud D Alanazi
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Manal Mutaib N Alanazi
6th year Medical Student. Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Najah Salah F Alanazi
Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia
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Nada Kareem Alruwaili. 6th year Medical Student, Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University, Arar, Saudi Arabia; nada1877@hotmail.com

Publication history
Published online 01 Jan 1970
Received 01 Mar 2018
Accepted 19 Mar 2018
Published in print 03 Oct 2018

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Alruwaili NKS, Alanazi ASK, Alanazi ARM, Alharbi JAM, Alanazi ASB, Alanazi WSB, Alenezi MML, Ahmed AJA, Alenzi RTR, Alanazi HSD, Alanazi MMN, Alanazi NSF. Prevalence of asthma among children. IJMDC. 2018; 2(3): 109-113. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1519941706


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Alruwaili NKS, Alanazi ASK, Alanazi ARM, Alharbi JAM, Alanazi ASB, Alanazi WSB, Alenezi MML, Ahmed AJA, Alenzi RTR, Alanazi HSD, Alanazi MMN, Alanazi NSF. Prevalence of asthma among children. http://www.ijmdc.com/?mno=292469 [Access: December 19, 2018]. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1519941706


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Alruwaili NKS, Alanazi ASK, Alanazi ARM, Alharbi JAM, Alanazi ASB, Alanazi WSB, Alenezi MML, Ahmed AJA, Alenzi RTR, Alanazi HSD, Alanazi MMN, Alanazi NSF. Prevalence of asthma among children. IJMDC. 2018; 2(3): 109-113. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1519941706


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Alruwaili NKS, Alanazi ASK, Alanazi ARM, Alharbi JAM, Alanazi ASB, Alanazi WSB, Alenezi MML, Ahmed AJA, Alenzi RTR, Alanazi HSD, Alanazi MMN, Alanazi NSF. Prevalence of asthma among children. IJMDC. (2018), [cited December 19, 2018]; 2(3): 109-113. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1519941706


Harvard Style

Alruwaili, N. K. S., Alanazi, . A. S. K., Alanazi, . A. R. M., Alharbi, . J. A. M., Alanazi, . A. S. B., Alanazi, . W. S. B., Alenezi, . M. M. L., Ahmed, . A. J. A., Alenzi, . R. T. R., Alanazi, . H. S. D., Alanazi, . M. M. N. & Alanazi, . N. S. F. (2018) Prevalence of asthma among children. IJMDC, 2 (3), 109-113. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1519941706


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Alruwaili, Nada Kareem S, Afrah Saleh K Alanazi, Aeshah Raja M Alanazi, Jewaher Ali M Alharbi, Anwar Salamah B Alanazi, Wejdan Salamah B Alanazi, Manal Mohammed L Alenezi, Alaa Jameel A Ahmed, Rehab Thaib Rawian Alenzi, Hadeel Saud D Alanazi, Manal Mutaib N Alanazi, and Najah Salah F Alanazi. 2018. Prevalence of asthma among children. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 2 (3), 109-113. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1519941706


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Alruwaili, Nada Kareem S, Afrah Saleh K Alanazi, Aeshah Raja M Alanazi, Jewaher Ali M Alharbi, Anwar Salamah B Alanazi, Wejdan Salamah B Alanazi, Manal Mohammed L Alenezi, Alaa Jameel A Ahmed, Rehab Thaib Rawian Alenzi, Hadeel Saud D Alanazi, Manal Mutaib N Alanazi, and Najah Salah F Alanazi. "Prevalence of asthma among children." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 2 (2018), 109-113. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1519941706


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Alruwaili, Nada Kareem S, Afrah Saleh K Alanazi, Aeshah Raja M Alanazi, Jewaher Ali M Alharbi, Anwar Salamah B Alanazi, Wejdan Salamah B Alanazi, Manal Mohammed L Alenezi, Alaa Jameel A Ahmed, Rehab Thaib Rawian Alenzi, Hadeel Saud D Alanazi, Manal Mutaib N Alanazi, and Najah Salah F Alanazi. "Prevalence of asthma among children." International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries 2.3 (2018), 109-113. Print. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1519941706


APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Alruwaili, N. K. S., Alanazi, . A. S. K., Alanazi, . A. R. M., Alharbi, . J. A. M., Alanazi, . A. S. B., Alanazi, . W. S. B., Alenezi, . M. M. L., Ahmed, . A. J. A., Alenzi, . R. T. R., Alanazi, . H. S. D., Alanazi, . M. M. N. & Alanazi, . N. S. F. (2018) Prevalence of asthma among children. International Journal of Medicine in Developing Countries, 2 (3), 109-113. doi:10.24911/IJMDC.51-1519941706


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