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Children with asthma are less likely to finish school and to work in non-manual occupations

20:00 EDT 14 Sep 2018 | AAAS

(European Lung Foundation) People who suffer with persistent asthma from a young age are more likely to leave school at 16 years old and those who make it to university are more likely to drop out early, according to new research presented today (Sunday) at the European Respiratory Society International Congress. The research also suggests that when this group of children grow up, they are less likely to work in certain non-manual occupations such as police officer, clerk or foreman.

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