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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Article 
Author(s):
Fuertes, Elaine; Markevych, Iana; von Berg, Andrea; Bauer, Carl-Peter; Berdel, Dietrich; Koletzko, Sibylle; Sugiri, Dorothea; Heinrich, Joachim 
Title:
Greenness and allergies: evidence of differential associations in two areas in Germany. 
Abstract:
Positive greenness effects on health are increasingly reported, although studies on allergic outcomes remain limited and conflicting. We examined whether residential greenness is associated with childhood doctor diagnosed allergic rhinitis, eyes and nose symptoms and aeroallergen sensitisation using two combined birth cohorts (GINIplus and LISAplus) followed from birth to 10 years in northern and southern Germany (Ntotal=5803).Mean residential greenness in a 500 m buffer around the 10-year home...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Epidemiol Community Health 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
68 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
787-90 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
0143-005X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedizin