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Abstract            Volume:6  Issue-4  Year-2018         Original Research Articles

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Cow’s Milk Consumption and the Incidence of Wheezing in Children
Mulya Safri*
Department of Child Health Syiah Kuala University, Dr. Zainoel Abidin Hospital, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
*Corresponding author

Wheezingis the main symptom of asthma in children.One of the predisposing factors is cow's milk consumption. The aim of this study is to identify the association between cow's milk consumption and wheezing incidence in children inBanda Aceh. This is an analytic observational study with cross-sectional design. The sample included 84 children aged 6 months to 5 years were obtained by consecutive sampling. Data collected using questionnaires that included question about cow's milk consumption and ISAAC. The results showed that a statistically significant association between cow’s milk consumptionand wheezing incidence in children aged 6 months to 5 years (p=0.045). It is advisable to replace cow’s milk with partially or fully hydrolized formula to prevent the occurence of wheezing and malnutrition in children.

Keywords: Cow's milk,Wheezing,Children aged 6 months to 5 years
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How to cite this article:

Mulya Safri. 2018. Cow’s Milk Consumption and the Incidence of Wheezing in Children.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 6(4): 11-14
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2018.604.002
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