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Estimating the incidence, prevalence and true cost of asthma in the UK: secondary analysis of national stand-alone and linked databases in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales—a study protocol

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  • Mome Mukherjee Allergy & Respiratory Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UKEdinburgh Health Services Research Unit, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ramyani Gupta Population Health Research Institute, St George's, University of London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Angela Farr Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE), College of Human and Health Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martin Heaven CIPHER—Centre for the Improvement of Population Health through e-Records Research, Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation (CHIRAL), College of Medicine, Institute of Life Science 2 (ILS2), Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andrew Stoddart Edinburgh Health Services Research Unit, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Bright I Nwaru Allergy & Respiratory Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Deborah Fitzsimmons Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE), College of Human and Health Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • George Chamberlain Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE), College of Human and Health Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Amrita Bandyopadhyay CIPHER—Centre for the Improvement of Population Health through e-Records Research, Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation (CHIRAL), College of Medicine, Institute of Life Science 2 (ILS2), Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Colin Fischbacher Information Services Division (ISD), NHS National Services Scotland, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christopher Dibben Department of Geography & Sustainable Development, School of Geography & Geosciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Shields Centre for Infection and Immunity, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ceri Phillips Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE), College of Human and Health Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David Strachan Population Health Research Institute, St George's, University of London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gwyneth Davies Asthma & Allergy Group, Institute of Life Science, College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Brian McKinstry Allergy & Respiratory Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UKEdinburgh Health Services Research Unit, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Aziz Sheikh Edinburgh Health Services Research Unit, Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Mome Mukherjee; mome.mukherjee{at}ed.ac.uk
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Mukherjee M, Gupta R, Farr A on behalf of the Burden and True Cost of Asthma in the UK Research Team, et al
Estimating the incidence, prevalence and true cost of asthma in the UK: secondary analysis of national stand-alone and linked databases in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales—a study protocol

Publication history

  • Received September 16, 2014
  • Accepted September 22, 2014
  • First published November 4, 2014.
Online issue publication 
November 04, 2014

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