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A study of the Spanish population shows that nearly 795,000 children have allergies and 397,000 have asthma

In Spain, 5.7% of children under the age of 14 have asthma and 11.4% have allergies, mainly allergic rhinitis. Bearing in mind that there are around six million people under the age of 14 in Spain, the data indicate that there are around 795,000 children with some type of allergy and 397,000 with asthma. 

Joan Bartra, Laura Valdesoiro, Luis González de Paz and Antoni Sisó-Almirall, authors of the study

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