Center for Reducing Asthma Disparities - Rhode Island/Puerto Rico Centers
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Ages Eligible for Study:
7 Years to 15 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Children with asthma or a history of breathing problems, from Non-Latino white, Puerto Rican or Dominican ethnicities. Participant recruitment occurred in Rhode Island and in island Puerto Rico.
1) Diagnosed asthma or history of breathing problems (coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath) in the 12 months prior to study enrollment; 2) Non-Latino white, Puerto Rican or Dominican ethnic background; 3)ages 7-15 years