Investigators find that every 4-point increase in SGRQ score was associated with a 19% increase in the likelihood for shorter exacerbation-free survival during follow-up, when defined by hospitalization.
Children ages 14 to17 who lost a close relative show signs of a modest increased risk of hospitalization for asthma. The association between bereavement and asthma hospitalization is thought to be a result of insufficient treatment.
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