Table 1

 Prevalence of CF among South Asians and the general population living in Metropolitan Toronto

Age (years)South AsiansGeneral populationp value
CFPopulationPrevalenceCFPopulationPrevalence
*The difference in adult age groups reflects different adult age categories in Statistics Canada data for the general and South Asian populations. Since the oldest CF patient of South Asian descent was 35, the difference in prevalence over age 25 is even greater than that presented in the table.
0–149829211:92001308581551:66000.33
15–244528581:13200735533701:76000.27
25–44*21132501:56600<0.001
25–54*16320215301:12400