Table 3

Adjusted association between different family eczema-groups and eczema 2 years a,b.

Reported at 6 weeks

Reported at 1 year


    aOR

    (95% CI)

    aOR

    (95% CI)

Eczema mother only

1.57

(1.14-2.18)

1.62

(1.17-2.24)

Eczema father only

1.73

(1.18-2.55)

1.98

(1.35-2.90)

Eczema mother and father, not sibling

1.83

(0.97-3.42)

1.73

(0.91-3.28)

Eczema sibling only

1.31

(0.77-2.23)

3.13

(2.27-4.33)

Eczema mother and sibling, not father

2.59

(1.34-5.00)

4.48

(2.96-6.78)

Eczema father and sibling, not mother

2.14

(0.99-4.63)

5.43

(3.27-9.02)

Eczema mother, father and sibling

3.78

(1.66-8.63)

6.25

(3.09-12.65)


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

b ) Model adjusted for gender, homeowner, current smoking mother, breastfeeding, keeping a dog and age of mother at time of birth.

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

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