Socioeconomic and Environmental Risk Factors for Pediatric Asthma in an American Indian Community.


Seattle Children's Hospital (B Kinghorn, AM Fretts, CJ Karr, and M Rosenfeld), University of Washington, Seattle; Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc. (RA O'Leary and LG Best), Eagle Butte, SD; Turtle Mountain Community College (LG Best), Belcourt, ND. Electronic address: [Email]


American Indian (AI)/Alaska Native children have increased asthma prevalence, morbidity, and mortality compared to non-Hispanic white children. Our study sought to examine environmental and socioeconomic factors of asthma among children in an AI community.


American Indian,Native,asthma,disparities,pediatrics,