Table 5

The most common reported separate chronic conditions among Finnish undergraduate students in the 'Student Health Survey 2004'

Undergraduate Students


(n = 3 059–3 065)


Chronic Condition*

Refractive Errors or other Eye Disorders

883

29%

Dental caries

871

28%

Allergic Rhinitis, or Conjunctivitis

530

17%

Atopic Dermatitis

302

10%

Infected Wisdom teeth

218

7%

Migraine

196

6%

Lactose Intolerance

192

6%

Depression

153

5%

Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders

150

5%

Asthma or other Pulmonary Disorders

146

5%


* Reported chronic diseases, illnesses or disabilities diagnosed by a physician, dentist, or psychologist, which had produced symptoms or required treatment during the last 12 months

Castrén et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-8-8

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