Table 2

Univariate association between different family eczema-groups and eczema 2 years.

Proportion of children with eczema 2 years

OR (95% CI)

Proportion of children with eczema 2 years

OR (95% CI)


    Reported 6 weeks

    Reported at 1 year

No family eczema a

12.5% (217/1738)

1.0

No family eczema a

10.7% (201/1885)

1.0

Eczema mother only

18.7% (61/326)

1.61 (1.18-2.21)

Eczema mother only

16.7% (59/354)

1.68 (1.22-2.30)

Eczema father only

19.4% (39/201)

1.69 (1.16-2.46)

Eczema father only

18.1% (39/215)

1.86 (1.27-2.71)

Eczema mother and father, not sibling(s)

19.7% (13/66)

1.72 (0.92-3.21)

Eczema mother and father, not sibling(s)

16.0% (12/75)

1.60 (0.85-3.01)

Eczema sibling(s) only

16.9% (22/130)

1.43 (0.88-2.31)

Eczema sibling(s) only

25.5% (67/263)

2.86 (2.09-3.92)

Eczema mother and sibling(s), not father

24.1% (19/79)

3.41 (1.91-6.10)

Eczema mother and sibling(s), not father

33.9% (42/124)

4.29 (2.88-6.40)

Eczema father and sibling(s), not mother

23.1% (9/39)

2.10 (0.99-4.49)

Eczema father and sibling(s), not mother

37.5% (27/72)

5.03 (3.05-8.28)

Eczema mother, father and sibling(s)

31.0% (9/29)

3.15 (1.42-7.02)

Eczema mother, father and sibling(s)

40.0% (14/35)

5.59 (2.80-11.16)


a No family eczema is the reference point for all other family eczema-groups

Saunes et al. BMC Dermatology 2011 11:11   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-11-11

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