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Table 1 Distribution of Subjects According to Sex, Age, Education and City in Colombia (2009–2010, n = 5978)

From: Prevalence of asthma and other allergic conditions in Colombia 2009–2010: a cross-sectional study

Variable No. %a 95% CIb
Gender     
Male 2370 48.52 46.45 50.60
Female 3608 51.48 49.40 53.55
Age, yr     
1 – 4 466 7.09 6.76 7.43
5 – 17 1486 24.83 22.56 27.10
18 – 59 4026 68.08 66.01 70.15
Education     
None 29 0.65 0.40 0.90
Elementary School 3582 55.96 53.99 57.92
Middle/High School 1515 29.07 27.12 31.02
Associate Degree 290 5.74 5.05 6.43
College 361 7.92 7.08 8.76
Otherc 26 0.56 0.33 0.78
Missing 5 0.11 0.01 0.21
City     
Barranquilla 700 8.72 7.98 9.46
Bogotá 2392 54.00 52.00 56.00
Cali 1021 16.32 15.15 17.49
Bucaramanga 453 3.81 3.34 4.29
San Andrés 401 0.51 0.45 0.58
Medellín 1011 16.63 15.13 18.13
  1. a Weighted Percentage (city, age and gender distribution of the general population).
  2. b CI: Confidence Interval.
  3. c Other: Doctorate, Masters, Police Academy, Art School, Security Training, Technician, etc.