volume 99, issue 2, Pe1-e1 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.2.e1
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C. B. Forrest, B. Starfield, A. W. Riley, M. Kang

Abstract: ABSTRACT.Objective. To identify a characteristic pattern of health and illness for adolescents with asthma, we compared the health status of teenagers with asthma to those without asthma using a recently developed generic health status instrument, the Child Health and Illness Profile, Adolescent Edition (CHIP-AE).Methods. This was a cross-sectional survey using a school sample of 3109 teenagers. Participants completed the CHIP-AE during school in northern Baltimore City, rural western Maryland, and rural Arka…

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