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Pediatric obesity and asthma quality of life

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dc.contributor.author Doumit, Rita
dc.contributor.author Veslor-Friedrich, Barbara
dc.contributor.author Militello, Lisa K.
dc.contributor.author Kouba, Joanne
dc.contributor.author Harrison, Patrick R.
dc.contributor.author Manion, Amy
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-25T07:07:01Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-25T07:07:01Z
dc.date.copyright 2013 en_US
dc.date.issued 2017-04-26
dc.identifier.issn 1558-1357 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/5541
dc.description.abstract Widely researched as separate entities, our understanding of the comorbid effects of childhood obesity and asthma on quality of life is limited. This article discusses the effects of childhood obesity and asthma on self-reported quality of life in low-income African American teens with asthma. When controlling for the influence of symptom frequency, asthma classification, asthma self-efficacy, and asthma self-care levels, body mass index remains a most important factor in determining self-reported quality of life among teens with asthma. Although overweight and obesity did not change the effectiveness of the asthma intervention program, obesity did affect participants quality of life scores
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Pediatric obesity and asthma quality of life en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SON en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200200810 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Nursing Clinics of North America en_US
dc.journal.volume 48 en_US
dc.journal.issue 2 en_US
dc.article.pages 259-270 en_US
dc.keywords Asthma en_US
dc.keywords Obesity en_US
dc.keywords Youth en_US
dc.keywords Quality of life en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnur.2013.01.011 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Velsor-Friedrich, B., Militello, L. K., Kouba, J., Harrison, P. R., Manion, A., & Doumit, R. (2013). Pediatric obesity and asthma quality of life. Nursing Clinics of North America, 48(2), 259-270. en_US
dc.author.email rita.doumit@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0029646513000121 en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1374-2751
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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