Table 2

Multiple logistic regression analysis of risk factors for outcome variable Asthma Predictive Index at age 3 years

V6-V8 band 54.2

V3 band 60.1

BF band 45.9

Final DGGE model*


Variable

OR

P

OR

P

OR

P

OR

P


Presence of a DGGE band at the age of 3 weeks (yes versus no)

4,0

0,02

3,6

0,02

10,5

0,008

4,7

0,002

Exclusive breastfeeding age below the age of 3 weeks

(yes versus no)

1,4

0,58

1,5

0,47

1,1

0,90

1,5

0,50

Maternal smoking during pregnancy (yes versus no)

1,4

0,69

1,7

0,56

1,6

0,58

1,9

0,47

Infant use of antibiotics below the age of 3 weeks

(yes versus no)

0

1,0

0

1,0

0

1,0

0

1,0

Parental socioeconomic status (low versus high)

1,1

0,86

1,1

0,92

1,3

0,64

1,1

0,86

Infant gender (male versus female)

0,5

0,22

0,6

0,26

0,7

0,51

0,6

0,29


Odds ratios are adjusted for the independent variables, indicated in the rows of the table

OR: adjusted odds ratio

P: P value

BF: Bacteroides fragilis subgroup

* Final DGGE model: a combination of V3 band 60.1 (Clostridium coccoides subcluster XIVa) and Bacteroides fragilis subgroup band 45.9.

Vael et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:68   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-68

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