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Table 2 Prevalence of wheeze and self-reported asthma in Bagamoyo and Ilala districts

From: Asthma prevalence, knowledge, and perceptions among secondary school pupils in rural and urban coastal districts in Tanzania

District Sex  
Bagamoyo (n = 619) Male n (%) Female n (%) P-value
Self-reported asthma 30 (6.4) 11 (7.4) 0.500
Wheeze in the prior 12 months 54 (11.5) 21 (14.2) 0.150
Wheeze in the prior12 months among patients with self-reported asthma 24 (5.1) 8 (5.4) 0.898
Ilala (n = 610)    
Self-reported asthma 45 (17.6) 59 (16.7) 0.704
Wheeze in the prior 12 months 58 (22.7) 83 (23.5) 0.734
Wheeze in the prior 12 months among patients with self-reported asthma 33 (12.9) 41 (11.6) 0.486
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