The associated with allergy disease of children and concentration of bacteria in the daycare centers

Jinman Kim, In Sick Nam, Hyun Jun Yun, Jinho Yang, Hyeon Ju Oh, Jong Ryeul Sohn

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Abstract

Indoor air pollution due to airborne bacteria is widespread health problem associated with allergic symptoms. The investigation of the Total Bacteria Count(TBC) was performed to compare with allergic symptoms by questionnaire for children in daycare centers. This study population consisted of 683 children, aged 4∼6 years, attending daycare centers in Seoul, Korea. The highest average TBC was found that the above group which was higher than mean value in the prevalence of the allergic diseases. But, allergic diseases were not much relation with the concentration of the TBC. The count of the bacteria did not differ between healthy children and those with allergic asthma.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIndoor Air 2014 - 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate
PublisherInternational Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
Pages664-669
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Indoor Air 2014 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 2014 Jul 72014 Jul 12

Other

Other13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Indoor Air 2014
CountryHong Kong
CityHong Kong
Period14/7/714/7/12

Keywords

  • Allergy
  • Asthma
  • Bacteria
  • Eczema
  • Rhinitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pollution
  • Building and Construction
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Kim, J., Nam, I. S., Yun, H. J., Yang, J., Oh, H. J., & Sohn, J. R. (2014). The associated with allergy disease of children and concentration of bacteria in the daycare centers. In Indoor Air 2014 - 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (pp. 664-669). International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate.