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Sex differences in the use of asthma drugs: cross sectional study.

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OBJECTIVES: To assess the use of asthma drugs by men and women with asthma and to identify sex specific predictors for the use of oral steroids. DESIGN: Cross sectional study. SETTING: Six general practices in East Anglia. SUBJECTS: 103 men and 134 women aged 20-54 with asthma. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Self reported use of agonists, inhaled steroids, and oral steroids. RESULTS: No sex difference was found in use of agonists or inhaled steroids. However a strong association existed between sex ...

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10.1136/bmj.317.7170.1434

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
317
Issue:
7170
Pages:
1434-1437
Publication date:
1998-11-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Language:
English
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pubs:390033
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uuid:a7454118-63f4-4242-8fe2-743166b70c72
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390033
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2013-11-16

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