Other countries

D. Charpin et al., 1991

Schoolchildren (N = 933; France)

25

Methodologic differences probably account for the lower rates in this study

Sears et al., 1989

Birth cohort; (N = 714; New Zealand

45.8

 

Peat et al., 1987

Schoolchildren (N = 2,363; Australia)

39

 

Chan-Yeung et al., 1985

Adult workers (Canada)

22

Lower rates are seen in other workplaces

Cockroft et al., 1984

Canadians

35

 

Haahtela et al., 1980

Teenagers (N = 708; Finland)

49

 

Woolcock et al., 1978

Australia Community sample (N = 188)

39

 

 

New Guinea natives (N = 317)

49

 

a Percentage of population with skin test reactivity.

b NHANES, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.



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