Epidemiology of urticaria: a representative cross-sectional population survey.

@article{Zuberbier2010EpidemiologyOU,
  title={Epidemiology of urticaria: a representative cross-sectional population survey.},
  author={Torsten Zuberbier and Maryam Balke and M. A. J. Arne Worm and G{\"u}nter Edenharter and Marcus Maurer},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={869-73}
}
AIM To investigate the prevalence of urticaria with a focus on chronic urticaria (CU) in a general German population. METHODS A questionnaire survey was sent to a representative cross-sectional sample of 13,300 inhabitants of Berlin, Germany, of whom 4093 responded. All respondents who stated ever having had weals or angio-oedema (n=767) were interviewed… CONTINUE READING