Table 3

Regression analysis on relationship of independent variables with Chronic Bronchitis and Asthma
Chronic Bronchitis Asthma
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Unadjusted Adjusted# Unadjusted Adjusted#
Type of Work
Carriage 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Baking 4.2 (1.4-12.4)* 3.7 (1.1-11.6)* 4.1 (1.08-15.67)* 3.9 (1.01-15.5)*
Molding 3.3 (1.2-8.8)* 2.8 (1.0-8.0) * 2.0 (0.57-7.21) 1.8 (0.4-6.5)
Years of Work
5-9 years 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
10 and above 2.1 (1.2-3.8)* 1.06 (0.5-2.1) 1.87 (1.05-4.13)* 1.1 (0.4-3.0)

# 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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