Table 2

Prevalence of clinical asthma, current smoking, symptoms and treatment by regions

% Among Clinical Asthma Population Reported Symptoms in Last 12 Months


Country Regions

Prevalence (%)

of Clinical Asthma

% Current Smokers

% Current Smokers

Asthma Ever Treated

% Wheezing


Africa

4.19

12.65

13.13

78.85

53.20


Americas

4.40

22.20

23.28

82.62

38.12


Eastern Mediterranean

2.99

19.41

17.52

85.52

54.45


Europe

5.28

39.25

35.85

90.24

49.64


South East Asia

3.39

30.23

34.11

78.00

57.86


Western Pacific

6.17

31.46

28.38

77.11

50.84


Global

4.46

23.46

23.33

81.91

49.69


To et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:204   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-204

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