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Table 6 Prevalence of asthma in urban and rural areas of developing countries [245, 283291, 295]

From: Meteorological conditions, climate change, new emerging factors, and asthma and related allergic disorders. A statement of the World Allergy Organization

Country Author, year Urban Rural
South Africa Steinman 2003 33 17
Zimbabwe Keeley 1991 5.8 0.1
Ethiopia Yemaneberhan 1997 3.6 1.6
Ghana Addo Yobo 1997 4.7 2.2
Ghanaa Addo-Yobo 2007 8.3 3.9
Kenyaa Ng’ang’a 1998 22.9 13.2
Kenya Odhiambo 1998 9.5 3.0
Saudi Arabia Hijazi 1998 14.9 5.4
South Africaa VanNiekerk 1979 3.17 0.14
Peru Robinson 2011 12 3
Brazil Solé 2007 16.7 15.3
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