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Table 2 Prevalence of Asthma Symptoms in the Last Year According to Age, Sex 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. Yes %a 95% CIb
Age, yr      
1 - 4 466 90 18.98 15.18 22.78
5 – 17 1486 256 16.78 11.30 22.26
18 - 59 4026 401 9.68 8.69 10.66
Gender      
Male 2370 298 12.13 9.41 14.86
Female 3608 448 12.07 10.47 13.67
City      
Barranquilla 700 119 14.52 11.85 17.19
Bogotá 2392 281 11.35 9.43 13.27
Cali 1021 133 13.35 10.98 15.72
Bucaramanga 453 72 13.95 10.00 17.89
San Andrés 401 42 11.70 7.38 16.02
Medellín 1011 99 11.63 5.20 18.06
Overall c 5978 747 12.10 10.54 13.66
  1. a Weighted Percentage (city, age and gender distribution of the general population).
  2. b CI: Confidence Interval.
  3. c Adjusted by age, sex and city.