Table 1

Co-occurrence
Possible asthma Rhinitis Eczema
OR 95% CI Wald’s chi2 p OR 95% CI Wald’s chi2 p OR 95% CI Wald’s chi2 p
Age 0.86 0.80-0.92 16.3 <0.0001 0.97 0.88-1.06 0.5 0.49 1.0 0.95-1.05 0.04 0.85
Sex 1.43 1.16-1.77 11.2 <0.001 1.02 0.78-1.33 0.01 0.90 0.82 0.71-0.95 7.5 <0.01
Possible asthma ___ ___ ___ ___ 2.68 1.90-3.79 31.4 <0.0001 1.47 1.17-1.86 10.5 <0.005
Rhinitis 2.71 1.93-3.81 33.2 <0.0001 ___ ___ ___ ___ 1.94 1.46-2.58 20.5 <0.0001
Eczema 1.48 1.17-1.87 10.9 <0.001 1.99 1.49-2.65 22.1 <0.0001 ___ ___ ___ ___
Food allergy 1.76 1.29-2.41 12.6 <0.0005 2.07 1.41-3.05 13.6 <0.0005 3.44 2.72-4.34 107.8 <0.0001
Pet allergy 3.22 2.22-4.66 38.4 <0.0001 1.55 0.96-2.48 3.3 0.07 2.28 1.63-3.19 23.4 <0.0001
Pollen allergy 1.92 1.29-2.85 10.4 <0.005 35.39 25.23-49.64 426.5 <0.0001 1.59 1.12-2.23 6.9 <0.01

Effects on the prevalence of current possible asthma, rhinitis, and eczema in logistic regression analyses based on questionnaire data among boys and girls 1–6 years old, attending ordinary day-care centres.

Bröms et al.

Bröms et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:764   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-764

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