• Analysis of morbidity and prevalence of bronchial asthma among children from different age groups and regions in Ukraine 

Analysis of morbidity and prevalence of bronchial asthma among children from different age groups and regions in Ukraine 

PERINATOLOGIYA I PEDIATRIYA.2016.1(65):95-99;doi 10.15574/PP.2016.65.95 
 

Analysis of morbidity and prevalence of bronchial asthma among children from different age groups and regions in Ukraine 
 

Antypkin Yu. G., Chumachenko N. G., Umanets T. R., Lapshyn V. F.

SI «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine 
 

Purpose — to present retrospective study of the morbidity and prevalence of bronchial asthma among children from different age groups and regions according to Ukrainian Ministry of Health official government statistics from 2005 to 2014. 
 

Patients and methods. Retrospective study of the morbidity and prevalence of bronchial asthma among children in Ukraine from 2005 to 2014. 
 

Results. It was established that from 2012 to 2014 there was a tendency towards a decrease of bronchial asthma indicators — rate of sickness 11.9% and 11.4%, maximum reduction of the indicators was observed in the age group of 0–6 years 19.6% and 17% accordingly. The highest rate of bronchial asthma was registered in the age group 7–14 years (0.7–0.64 per 1000 children population), 15–17 years (9.22–8.66 per 1000 children population). 
 

Conclusions. Statistical analysis indicates a problem of hypo;diagnostics of bronchial asthma among children from Ukraine. 
 

Key words: bronchial asthma, morbidity, prevalence of disease, the child population, tendency. 
 

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