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Table 1 Prevalence of allergic diseases in Korean adolescents (n = 75,643)

From: Socioeconomic and sociodemographic factors related to allergic diseases in Korean adolescents based on the Seventh Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey: a cross-sectional study

Variable Asthma Allergic rhinitis Atopic dermatitis
Prevalence, % (S.E.) p-value Prevalence, % (S.E.) p value Prevalence, % (S.E.) p-value
Total population 11.1 (0.1)   33.9 (0.3)   23.1 (0.2)  
Sex   0.02*   0.10   0.00*
 Boy 10.8 (0.2)   34.2 (0.3)   20.3 (0.2)  
 Girl 11.4 (0.2)   33.5 (0.3)   26.2 (0.2)  
Residence   0.71   0.00*   0.00*
 District 11.9 (0.4)   26.3 (0.8)   20.8 (0.6)  
 Small and Medium city 11.1 (0.2)   35.2 (0.4)   23.2 (0.3)  
 Large city 11.0 (0.2)   33.4 (0.3)   23.3 (0.3)  
FASa   0.09   0.00*   0.00*
 Low 10.8 (0.2)   29.5 (0.4)   21.7 (0.3)  
 Middle 11.0 (0.2)   33.9 (0.3)   23.1 (0.3)  
 High 11.5 (0.2)   38.0 (0.4)   24.4 (0.3)  
Paternal education   0.00*   0.00*   0.00*
 Middle or less 12.5 (0.5)   28.9 (0.8)   20.4 (0.7)  
 High school 11.1 (0.2)   32.1 (0.4)   22.8 (0.3)  
 College or higher 11.2 (0.2)   38.3 (0.4)   24.6 (0.3)  
 Unknown 9.2 (0.3)   25.8 (0.5)   19.9 (0.4)  
Maternal education   0.00*   0.00*   0.00*
 Middle or less 11.5 (0.5)   29.9 (0.9)   20.8 (0.7)  
 High school 11.2 (0.2)   33.4 (0.3)   23.3 (0.2)  
 Bachelor or higher 11.2 (0.2)   38.8 (0.4)   24.9 (0.3)  
 Unknown 9.3 (0.3)   25.6 (0.5)   19.7 (0.4)  
Subjective academic achievement   0.00*   0.00*   0.00*
 Low 14.4 (0.4)   28.9 (0.5)   20.6 (0.5)  
 Middle-low 11.3 (0.2)   31.5 (0.4)   22.9 (0.3)  
 Middle 9.9 (0.2)   33.4 (0.4)   22.5 (0.3)  
 High-middle 10.8 (0.3)   37.3 (0.4)   24.5 (0.3)  
 High 10.5 (0.4)   38.5 (0.6)   24.5 (0.5)  
Obesity   0.02*   0.51   0.22
 (−) 10.9 (0.1)   34.0 (0.3)   23.1 (0.2)  
 (+) 11.8 (0.4)   34.5 (0.7)   23.8 (0.5)  
Drinking   0.00*   0.53   0.22
 (−) 9.8 (0.1)   33.9 (0.3)   23.2 (0.2)  
 (+) 16.0 (0.3)   33.6 (0.5)   22.7 (0.4)  
Smoking   0.00*   0.01*   0.00*
 (−) 9.9 (0.1)   34.1 (0.3)   23.4 (0.2)  
 (+) 19.7 (0.5)   32.4 (0.6)   20.7 (0.4)  
  1. aFamily Affluence Scale
  2. *p < 0.05