Table 3

Incidence and odds ratios of allergy related diseases among 2 years old children
Intervention cohort Nā€‰=ā€‰1374 Control cohort Nā€‰=ā€‰4780 Odds ratioa (95%CI)
Boys n (%) Girls n (%) Total n (%) Boys n (%) Girls n (%) Total n (%) Boys crude Girls crude Total crude Total adjustedb
Asthma 55 16 71 208 129 337 0.93 0.41 0.72 0.68
(8.1) (2.3) (5.2) (8.7) (5.4) (7.1) (0.68-1.26) (0.24-0.70) (0.55-0.93) (0.52-0.90)
Used asthma medication last 12 months 60 19 79 222 138 360 0.95 0.46 0.75 0.69
(8.9) (2.7) (5.8) (9.3) (5.8) (7.5) (0.70-1.28) (0.28-0.74) (0.58-0.96) (0.53-0.91)
Wheeze 201 139 340 702 553 1255 1.02 0.82 0.92 0.91
(30.7) (20.4) (25.4) (30.3) (23.9) (27.1) (0.84-1.23) (0.66-1.00) (0.80-1.05) (0.79-1.06)
AD 109 107 216 427 360 788 0.87 1.02 0.94 0.93
(16.5) (15.8) (16.1) (18.5) (15.5) (17.0) (0.69-1.10) (0.81-1.30) (0.80-1.11) (0.78-1.10)
Ever used allergy medication 45 31 76 168 130 298 0.94 0.81 0.88 0.87
(6.7) (4.5) (5.6) (7.1) (5.5) (6.3) (0.67-1.32) (0.54-1.20) (0.68-1.14) (0.66-1.15)

aFor intervention cohort versus control cohort.

bAdjusted for birthweight, maternal atopy, RS-virus infection, maternal health care centre, and the proportion of participants from each cohort in each public health centre.

Dotterud et al.

Dotterud et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:123   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-123

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