ALRI


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ALRI

 Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
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3], which may be achieved through multiple performance-usage pathways, would reduce the relative risk of ALRI mortality by 33 and 12%, respectively, compared with the TSF-only use scenario (Figure 5).
Globally, RSV is the most common cause of childhood ALRI and a major cause of admission to hospital as a result of severe ALRI.
The 45 incidence rate ratios were combined with the 4 AAP cohort study ORs and the 23 SHS ORs in order to fit the IER model for ALRI.
11, 15, 16) Worldwide, ALRIs are the single leading cause of death among children less than 5 years old, (17) and are among the top 4 killers of South African children under 5 years of age.
The incidence of ALRI increased during the 10 weeks of the study from no cases in the first 2 weeks, 4 cases in the next 2 weeks, and up to 25 cases in week 9 (Figure 1).
This case-control study was conducted in an area of Nepal with a balanced distribution of primary cookfuel types--electricity, liquified petroleum gas (LPG), kerosene, and biomass--with the primary objective of investigating the relationships of cookfuel types to ALRI and estimating population-attributable fractions.
This implies that the CRA may have slightly overestimated the global burden of disease caused by indoor air pollution-attributable ALRI, COPD, and lung cancer.
The burden of ALRI falls particularly heavily on women, who do most of the cooking, and on infants and children, who spend a great deal of time near their mothers and are highly susceptible to ALRI.
Approximately 1 million of these deaths were due to childhood ALRI, with the remainder due to other causes, dominated by COPD and then lung cancer, among adult women (14,15).
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Of these, ALRI appears to have the greatest health impact in terms of the number of people affected and the number of life years lost.