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Table 3 Eczema rates (UKWP diagnostic criteria)-a comparison between Natuashish and other pediatric populations

From: Prevalence of childhood eczema and food sensitization in the First Nations reserve of Natuashish, Labrador, Canada

Location One year eczema prevalence p value
Natuashish 16.5  
Age 2-12   
Australia (1999) [38]   
N = 2491 10.8 0.027*
Age 4-18   
Italy (2003) [39]   
N = 1369 6.9 0.0001*
Age 9   
London (1996) [34]   
N = 877 8.5 0.002*
Age 3-11   
Japan (2007) [41]   
N = 3849 15.4 0.600
Elementary school students (first and sixth graders)   
Lothian, Scotland (1996) [40]   
Number unspecified 8.1 N/A
Age 2-11   
  1. *The Australian, Italian and London studies all had significantly lower rates than Natuashish.