How common is pediatric allergic rhinitis in the US?

Updated: Jun 04, 2021
  • Author: Jack M Becker, MD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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Prevalence in the United States is 10–20%. [4] One survey demonstrated rates as high as 38.2% when patients were asked if they experienced fewer than 7 days of symptoms. When allergic rhinitis was defined as symptoms lasting more than 31 days, prevalence dropped to 17%.


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