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Table 7 Disease Burden Associated with Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, and Atopic Eczema in Colombia (2009–2010)

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

Variables Categories %a Medianb(IQRc)
Subjects reporting monthly out-of-pocket expenditures, past 6 months Asthma 67.0 39,957 (80,756)
Allergic Rhinitis 56.7 25,613 (43,098)
Atopic Eczema 62.8 19,765 (47,577)
Subjects reporting days away from work/school, past 6 months Asthma 55.7 3.98 (5.4)
Allergic Rhinitis 32.9 2.78 (3.5)
Atopic Eczema 17.7 4.52 (5.9)
Caregiver´s with days away from work/school, past 6 months Asthma 43.4 2.96 (5.5)
Allergic Rhinitis 26.8 2.29 (4.0)
Atopic Eczema 13.0 4.74 (11.6)
Subjects reporting physician consultations, past 12 months Asthma 71.7 n/ad
Allergic Rhinitis 60.5 n/ad
Atopic Eczema 64.1 n/ad
  1. a Weighted Percentage of those subjects with disease symptoms in the previous 12 months.
  2. b Colombian pesos of 2009.
  3. c IQR: Interquartile range.
  4. d n/a: not applicable.