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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects responding to EQ-5D-Y descriptive system (N = 8919)

From: Health-related quality of life by allergy symptoms in elementary school students

Variables n (%)
Age (years), Mean (SD) 10.2 (1.8)
Sex (male) (out of n = 8557, n = 362 missing) 4397 (51.4)
School grade (out of n = 8918, n = 1 missing)
 1 2302 (25.8)
 2 1324 (14.9)
 3 1373 (15.4)
 4 1316 (14.8)
 5 1225 (13.7)
 6 1378 (15.5)
Diagnosis of asthma, ever 533 (6.0)
Wheezing or whistling in the chest in the past 12 months 256 (2.9)
Treatment of asthma in the past 12 months 163 (1.8)
School absence due to asthma in the past 12 months 41 (0.5)
ER visit due to asthma in the past 12 months 34 (0.4)
Diagnosis of allergic rhinitis, ever 3272 (36.7)
Sneezing or a runny or blocked nose in the past 12 months 3695 (41.4)
Treatment of allergic rhinitis in the past 12 months 2477 (27.8)
School absence due to allergic rhinitis in the past 12 months 47 (0.5)
Diagnosis of eczema (atopic dermatitis), ever 2002 (22.5)
Itchy rash in the past 12 months 1801 (20.2)
Treatment of eczema in the past 12 months 950 (10.7)
School absence due to eczema in the past 12 months 38 (0.5)