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Table 2 Prevalence estimates of ‘ever wheezing illness’ and ‘current wheezing illness’ by sex

From: Prevalence and associated factors of wheezing illnesses of children aged three to five years living in under-served settlements of the Colombo Municipal Council in Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional study

Description Number Prevalence 95% CI*
Ever wheezing 175 38.0 33.6–42.5
Sex
 Male (n = 236) 96 40.7 34.4–46.9
 Female (n = 224) 79 35.3 29.0–41.5
Current wheezing 98 21.3 17.6–25.0
Sex
Male (n = 236) 47 19.9 14.8–25.0
Female (n = 224) 51 22.8 17.3–28.3
  1. *CI Confidence Intervals