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Table 5 Prevalence of Allergic Rhinitis 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 - 4 466 145 30.44 25.96 34.91
5 – 17 1486 655 46.93 40.00 53.85
18 - 59 4026 1099 26.31 24.84 27.79
Gender      
Male 2370 749 31.07 27.63 34.52
Female 3608 1150 32.34 29.52 35.16
City      
Barranquilla 700 220 28.73 24.98 32.49
Bogotá 2392 758 32.61 29.16 36.05
Cali 1021 283 26.54 23.48 29.60
Bucaramanga 453 183 39.48 33.42 45.53
San Andrés 401 128 30.82 25.33 36.30
Medellín 1011 327 33.77 28.11 39.42
Overall c 5978 1899 31.72 29.51 33.94
  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.