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Table 2 Children's diseases diagnosed by a physician, as reported by the parent

From: Children's health and parental socioeconomic factors: a population-based survey in Finland

Diseases Boys    Girls    Total
  0-2 3-6 7-11 0-2 3-6 7-11  
  (n = 532)
n (%)
(n = 680)
n (%)
(n = 879)
n (%)
(n = 467)
n (%)
(n = 599)
n (%)
(n = 852)
n (%)
(n = 4009)
n (%)
Long-term diseases 53 (10.0) 76 (11.2) 127 (14.4) 40 (8.6) 55 (9.2) 105 (12.3) 456 (11.4)
   Allergy 15 (2.8) 26 (3.8) 49 (5.6) 16 (3.4) 16 (2.7) 44 (5.2) 166 (4.1)
   Asthma 16 (3.0) 36 (5.3) 42 (4.8) 7 (1.5) 16 (2.7) 35 (4.1) 152 (3.8)
   Atopy 22 (4.1) 19 (2.8) 20 (2.3) 17 (3.6) 25 (4.2) 14 (1.6) 117 (2.9)
   Migraine 0 (0) 0 (0) 12 (1.4) 0 (0) 3 (0.5) 9 (1.1) 24 (0.6)
   ADHD 0 (0) 3 (0.4) 17 (1.9) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0.2) 22 (0.5)
   Diabetes 0 (0) 2 (0.3) 4 (0.5) 2 (0.4) 0 (0) 9 (1.1) 17 (0.4)
   Heart defect 5 (0.9) 3 (0.4) 5 (0.6) 3 (0.6) 1 (0.2) 3 (0.4) 20 (0.5)
   Epilepsy 1 (0.2) 3 (0.4) 2 (0.2) 1 (0.2) 3 (0.5) 2 (0.2) 12 (0.3)
   Lactose intolerance 0 (0) 2 (0.3) 2 (0.2) 0 (0) 2 (0.3) 3 (0.4) 9 (0.2)
   Rheumatoid arthritis 0 (0) 1 (0.2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (0.6) 6 (0.1)
   Celiac disease 1 (0.2) 0 (0.2) 2 (0.2) 0 (0) 1 (0.2) 1 (0.1) 5 (0.1)
Impairments 5 (0.9) 19 (2.8) 34 (3.9) 2 (0.4) 4 (0.7) 24 (2.8) 88 (2.2)
   Visual impairment/heterotropia 2 (0.4) 6 (0.9) 3 (0.3) 1 (0.2) 3 (0.5) 7 (0.8) 22 (0.5)
   Dysphasia 0 (0) 7 (1.0) 11 (1.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (0.5) 22 (0.5)
   Mentally disabled 2 (0.4) 3 (0.4) 7 (0.8) 1 (0.2) 0 (0) 3 (0.4) 16 (0.4)
   Hearing impairment 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (0.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.1) 4 (< 0.1)
   Other impairment* 1 (0.2) 5 (0.7) 14 (1.6) 0 (0) 1 (0.2) 10 (1.2) 31 (0.8)
Other diseases 60 (11.3) 36 (5.3) 49 (5.6) 27 (5.8) 33 (5.5) 41 (4.8) 246 (6.1)
   Otitis 28 (5.3) 10 (1.5) 4 (0.5) 14 (3.0) 10 (1.2) 3 (0.4) 69 (1.7)
   Other infection‡ 10 (1.9) 6(0.9) 9 (1.0) 5 (1.1) 5 (0.8) 6 (0.7) 41 (1.0)
   Urticaria/other skin rash 1 (0.2) 2 (0.3) 4 (0.5) 1 (0.2) 2 (0.3) 4 (0.5) 14 (0.3)
   Common cold 5 (0.9) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.2) 3 (0.5) 1 (0.1) 10 (0.2)
   Other† 26 (4.9) 20 (2.9) 34 (3.9) 10 (2.1) 15 (2.5) 28 (3.3) 118 (2.9)
  1. *including autism ‡including other respiratory tract infections †including other diseases diagnosed by a physician, e.g., varicella