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Abstract

Children are profoundly powerless against the negative wellbeing resulting in numerous ecological exposures. Children get proportionately more significant portions of natural toxicants than grown-ups, and the way that their organs and tissues are quickly creating makes them especially vulnerable to synthetic abuse. Asthma is a constant fiery infection of the aviation routes at present influencing over 300 million individuals around the world. The risk factors of asthma include genetic predisposition, irresistible respiratory contamination, allergens, environment, workouts, medications, additives, and occupational stimuli. The descriptive research design was used with 100 samples, which matched Non- probability convenience sampling techniques selected the inclusion criteria. Demographic variables were collected by interview method followed by assessed the risk factors of bronchial asthma in children (below ten years of age) by using a self-structured questionnaire. Out of 100 samples, 50(50%) risk factor of heredity, 71(71%) have problems in taking asthma medications, 44(44%) only use zipped pillow covers, 34(34%) do not use gas stoves in the kitchen, 10(10%) have moisture in the walls, 6(6%) have cases of asthma emergencies, 56(56%) find helpless in dealing with an asthma child.

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Risk factors Bronchial asthma Children

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Kalabarathi S, & Kavya K. Nair. (2020). A study to assess the risk factors of bronchial asthma in children below 10 years of age. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(4), 5238-5242. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11i4.3138