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

BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 05/03/2012

In Colombia, symptom prevalence for asthma, allergic rhinitis (AR) and atopic eczema (AE), as well as levels of atopy, are substantial. Specifically for asthma, symptom severity and absence from work or study due to symptoms are important. These primary care sensitive conditions remain an unmet public health burden in developing countries such as Colombia.

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