Article ID: 7
Wheezing problem among less privileged children
By Mary-Jay Health & Education
According to Elseiver, wheezing was associated to unpaved floor in the household in developing countries. The research that was done in Honduras and El Salvador revealed the flowing factors as a contributor to common wheezing problem among less privileged children
● Dust entering from streets
● Living in a heavily polluted area
● Mould stains on the household
● Use of kerosene as cooking fuel
Parent education has been found to play a role on the risk. The higher the parents education the lower the risk of health problem..
In order words, higher maternal education and paternal professional occupation behave as protective factors. This research was done considering healthy 12 months old attending scheduled medical visit and infant attending scheduled vaccination shot for the total of 1047 infants in El Salvador and 780 in Honduras.
Research Publisher; Elseiver Espana