Table 2

Regression analysis on relationship of independent variables with Chronic Cough, Chronic Phlegm and Chronic Wheeze
Chronic cough Chronic Phlegm Chronic wheeze
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Unadjusted Adjusted# Unadjusted Adjusted# Unadjusted Adjusted#
Type of Work
Carriage 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Baking 4.3(1.6-10.9)** 3.8(1.4-10.3)** 5.3 (1.8-15.4) ** 4.1 (1.3-12.4)* 2.4 (0.86-6.95) 2.8 (0.8-10.0)
Molding 3.2 (1.3-7.4)** 2.8 (1.1-6.8)* 3.2 (1.76-12.15) ** 3.8 (1.4-10.3)** 2.2 (0.91-2.72) 3.0 (0.9-9.1)
Years of Work
5-9 years 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
10 and above 2.7 (1.6-4.7)*** 1.7 (0.9-3.3) 1.8 (1.08-3.10)* 1.1 (0.5-2.1) 4.4 (2.25-8.94) *** 2.2 (1.1-5.0)*

#Adjusted for age, smoking status and education.

*p<0.05 **p<0.01 ***p<0.001.

Shaikh et al.

Shaikh et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:999   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-999

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