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Table 6 Prevalence of Atopic Eczema Symptoms c , 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 - 4 466 102 19.53 15.76 23.30
5 – 17 1486 307 18.99 14.06 23.92
18 - 59 4026 478 11.45 10.39 12.51
Gender      
Male 2370 334 12.39 10.64 14.14
Female 3608 553 15.31 13.08 17.55
City      
Barranquilla 700 85 11.02 8.42 13.62
Bogotá 2392 335 13.60 11.25 15.95
Cali 1021 151 13.50 10.97 16.03
Bucaramanga 453 81 16.21 11.95 20.47
San Andrés 401 59 13.69 9.89 17.49
Medellín 1011 176 16.23 13.36 19.10
Overall d 5978 887 13.89 12.45 15.33
  1. a Weighted Percentage (city, age and gender distribution of the general population).
  2. b CI: Confidence Interval.
  3. c Itchy rash during the last year affecting at least one of the characteristic places on body.
  4. d Adjusted by age, sex and city.