Table 1

Study populations

Country and region

Number of adults

Number of children

Total


Total

18–34 yearsa

35 to ≥65 yearsb

Total

6–14 years

15–18 yearsa


Europe

France

102

39

63

100

59

41

202

Germany

102

40

62

100

80

20

202

Italy

104

45

59

100

70

30

204

United Kingdom

101

32

69

100

70

30

201

Total

409

156

253

400

279

121

809

Asia-Pacific

China

100

73

60

100

74

26

200

Singapore

100

40

27

100

79

21

200

South Korea

100

11

89

100

91

8

200

Taiwan

104

44

60

106

94

12

210

Total

404

168

236

406

338

68

810

Global total

813

324

489

806

617

189

1619


aBecause of the way the questions were asked, 18-year-old patients (20 in Europe, one in Asia-Pacific) could have been included in either the adult or the pediatric populations.

bThe only patients ≥65 were from South Korea (n = 17).

Valovirta and Pawankar BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2006 6(Suppl 1):S3   doi:10.1186/1471-2466-6-S1-S3

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