Temporal trend in the prevalence of asthma and allergic rhinitis in Italian adult population during the Nineties

Starting date
January 1, 2002
Duration (months)
Diagnostics and Public Health
Managers or local contacts
Verlato Giuseppe
asthma, allergic rhinitis, temporal trend, epidemiology

The present study will focus on the prevalence of asthma, asthma-like symptoms and allergic rhinitis.
Symptom prevalence recorded in Italy during 1992-94 in the frame of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey will be compared with the prevalence recorded in 1998-2000.


Ministero dell'Istruzione dell'Università e della Ricerca
Funds: assigned and managed by the department

Project participants

Samantha Sartori
Giuseppe Verlato
Full Professor
Title Authors Year
Is the prevalence of adult asthma and allergic rhinitis still increasing? Results of an Italian study Verlato G, Corsico A, Villani S, Cerveri I, Migliore E, Accordini S, Carolei A, Piccioni P, Bugiani M, Lo Cascio V, Marinoni A, Poli A, de Marco R 2003


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