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Tigrean Asthma Cultural Profile

Author(s): Lenna Liu, MD
Date Authored: August 01, 1994
Date Last Reviewed: February 01, 1995
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Information about Tigrean perspectives on Asthma.


A questionnaire was developed  and one to two hour interviews were conducted with key informants who were selected for ease of communication and knowledge of their culture and asthma. Three Cambodian, three Oromo, two Somali, two Tigrinians, and one Amharic informant were interviewed by the principal investigator with their consent. The interviews were conducted between July 20 and August 25, 1994.