Table of Contents
Epidemiology Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 490906, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/490906
Research Article

Validation of the ISAAC Standardized Questionnaire Used by Schoolchildren from Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico

1Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Avenida Universidad No. 655, Colonia Santa María Ahuacatitlán, 62100 Cuernavaca, MOR, Mexico
2Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua, Avenida Escorza No. 900, Zona Centro, 31000 Chihuahua, CHIH, Mexico
3Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana—Iztapalapa, Avenida San Rafael Atlixco 186, Colonia Vicentina, Delegación Iztapalapa, 09340 Mexico City, DF, Mexico

Received 11 July 2013; Revised 18 October 2013; Accepted 19 October 2013

Academic Editor: David Christiani

Copyright © 2013 Karla Gorozave-Car et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. A. Arnedo-Penaa, L. García-Marcosb, G. García Hernándezc et al., “Tendencia temporal y variaciones geográficas de la prevalencia de síntomas de rinitis alérgica en escolares de 6-7 años de ocho áreas españolas, según ISAAC,” Anales de Pediatría, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 229–236, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. S. T. Holgate, “The epidemic of allergy and asthma,” Nature, vol. 402, no. 6760, pp. B2–B4, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. R. L. Smyth, “Asthma: a major pediatric health issue,” Respiratory Research, vol. 3, supplement 1, pp. S3–S7, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Steering Committee, “Worldwide variations in the prevalence of asthma symptoms: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC),” European Respiratory Journal, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 315–335, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. Coordination Committee for the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC), “Manual for the International Study for Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC),” InBochum, FRG, 1992, http://isaac.auckland.ac.nz/phases/phaseone/phaseonemanual.pdf.
  6. E. Yamada, A. T. Vanna, C. K. Naspitz, and D. Solé, “International study of asthma and allergies in childhood (ISAAC): validation of the written questionnaire (eczema component) and prevalence of atopic eczema among Brazilian children,” Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 34–41, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. A. T. Vanna, E. Yamada, L. K. Arruda, C. K. Naspitz, and D. Solé, “International study of asthma and allergies in childhood: validation of the rhinitis symptom questionnaire and prevalence of rhinitis in schoolchildren in São Paulo, Brazil,” Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 95–101, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. P. G. Gibson, R. Henry, S. Shah et al., “Validation of the ISAAC video questionnaire (AVQ3.0) in adolescents from a mixed ethnic background,” Clinical and Experimental Allergy, vol. 30, no. 8, pp. 1181–1187, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. H. H. Chan, A. Pei, C. Van Krevel, G. W. K. Wong, and C. K. W. Lai, “Validation of the Chinese translated version of ISAAC core questions for atopic eczema,” Clinical and Experimental Allergy, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 903–907, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. A. Barraza-Villarreal, L. H. Sanín-Aguirre, M. M. Téllez-Rojo, M. Lacasaña-Navarro, and I. Romieu, “Prevalencia de asma y otras enfermedades alérgicas en niños escolares de Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua,” Salud Pública de México, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 433–443, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. B. Del-Rio-Navarro, A. Berber, V. Blandón-Vijil et al., “Identification of asthma risk factors in Mexico City in an International Study of Asthma and Allergy in Childhood survey,” Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 325–333, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. I. Tatto-Cano, L. H. Sanín-Aguirre, V. González, S. Ruiz-Velasco, and I. Romieu, “Prevalencia del asma, rinitis, y ezcema en niños escolares de Cuernavaca, Morelos,” Salud Pública de México, vol. 39, pp. 497–506, 1997. View at Google Scholar
  13. “Standardization of spirometry, 1994 update. American Thoracic Society,” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 152, no. 3, pp. 1107–1136, 1995.
  14. “Global Initiative for Asthma: global strategies for asthma management and prevention,” Global Inicitative for Asthma, 2011, http://www.ginasthma.org/guidelines-gina-report-global-strategy-for-asthma.html.
  15. P. E. Silkoff, “Recommendations for standardized procedures for the online and offline measurement of exhaled lower respiratory nitric oxide and nasal nitric oxide in adults and children-1999,” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 160, no. 6, pp. 2104–2117, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. K. Alving, C. Janson, and L. Nordvall, “Performance of a new hand-held device for exhaled nitric oxide measurement in adults and children,” Respiratory Research, vol. 7, article 67, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. K. Julge, S. Meriste, A. Kemp, and B. Björkstén, “Atopic allergy and delayed type hypersensitivity in Estonian children,” Clinical and Experimental Allergy, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 1420–1423, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. J. P. Laaban, B. Kouchakji, M. F. Dore, E. Orvoen-Frija, P. David, and J. Rochemaure, “Nutritional status of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute respiratory failure,” Chest, vol. 103, no. 5, pp. 1362–1368, 1993. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. J. E. Dallas, Métodos multivariados aplicados al análisis de datos, International Thomson Editores, 2002.
  20. M. Lara, N. Duan, C. Sherbourne et al., “Differences between child and parent reports of symptoms among Latino children with asthma,” Pediatrics, vol. 102, no. 6, article E68, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. R. M. Busquets, J. M. Antó, J. Sunyer, N. Sancho, and O. Vall, “Prevalence of asthma-related symptoms and bronchial responsiveness to exercise in children aged 13-14 yrs in Barcelona, Spain,” European Respiratory Journal, vol. 9, no. 10, pp. 2094–2098, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. S. J. Hong, S. W. Kim, J. W. Oh et al., “The validity of the ISAAC written questionnaire and the ISAAC Video questionnaire (AVQ 3.0) for predicting asthma associated with bronchial hyperreactivity in a group of 13-14 year old Korean schoolchildren,” Journal of Korean Medical Science, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 48–52, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. M. A. Jenkins, J. R. Clarke, J. B. Carlin et al., “Validation of questionnaire and bronchial hyperresponsiveness against respiratory physician assessment in the diagnosis of asthma,” International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 609–616, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus