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Table 4 Prevalence of Physician-Diagnosed Asthma 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 52 9.19 6.52 11.86
5 – 17 1486 149 8.59 5.50 11.68
18 - 59 4026 280 6.30 5.50 7.09
Gender      
Male 2370 201 6.98 5.51 8.45
Female 3608 280 7.16 5.92 8.39
City      
Barranquilla 700 76 9.98 7.57 12.39
Bogotá 2392 137 5.84 4.36 7.30
Cali 1021 86 8.66 6.51 10.82
Bucaramanga 453 53 10.29 7.10 13.49
San Andrés 401 46 11.28 7.34 15.21
Medellín 1011 83 7.11 5.19 9.02
Overall c 5978 481 7.07 6.12 8.02
  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