Date of Award
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Physician Assistant Education
Medical literature that explored the relationship between asthma and differing environments was reviewed. The majority of the studies available involved case-control, cross-sectional studies and systematic reviews. Evidence revolving around this topic is contradictory, including the effects of rural and urban environment on asthma as well as the effects of air pollution on asthma exacerbations, was inconclusive.
Garner, Lyndsay, "Does Living in a Rural vs an Urban Environment During Childhood Increase the Risk of Developing or Exacerbating Asthma?" (2019). Physician's Assistant Program Capstones. 18.