Table 1

Self-reported allergic conditions among 16,539 subjects.

Self-reported allergic conditions

Number of respondents

Number reporting condition

% reporting condition


Asthma, Hay fever or Hives

15,168

3,022

19.9

Hay fever

15,546

2,428

15.6

Asthma

16,376

604

3.7

Hives

15,379

430

2.8

Eczema*

14,803

1,033

7.0

Eczema during childhood

14,816

400

2.7

Allergic conditions**

14,294

3,430

24.0


* At least one positive answer for eczema during childhood or allergic eczema.

** At least one positive answer for asthma, hay fever, eczema during childhood or allergic eczema.

Söderberg et al. BMC Public Health 2004 4:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-4-51

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