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Table 4 Differential association of significant variables with allergy-related conditions by age group

From: Risk factors associated with asthma, atopic dermatitis and rhinoconjunctivitis in a rural Senegalese cohort

Age group (years) 0–7 (N = 168) 8–15 (N = 153)
ORa 95 % CI P value ORa 95 % CI P-value
Asthma
 Cat presence 3.60 0.62–20.91 0.153 14.80 0.84–261.1 0.066
 Dog contact 3.50 1.359.09 0.01 1.35 0.48–3.79 0.566
 Chicken presence 0.24 0.03–1.69 0.153 0.10 0.01–1.19 0.068
 Synthetic bedding 0.34 0.09–1.28 0.11 0.53 0.13–2.14 0.369
AD
 Cow contact 2.19 0.87–5.54 0.098 3.67 1.0812.47 0.037
 Cat presence 0.38 0.14–1.03 0.058 0.67 0.17–2.70 0.573
RC
 History of helminths 3.91 1.2911.81 0.016 1.27 0.30–5.31 0.744
 Rug/carpet 6.49 1.8822.45 0.003 10.50 2.0753.30 0.005
 Solar panels 0.18 0.050.65 0.008 1.66 0.18–15.34 0.657
 Seafood < once a week 5.49 0.97–30.95 0.054 2458.00 10 1510 21 0.71
 Seafood 1–2 per week 9.27 1.5256.66 0.016 3722.00 10 1510 21 0.695
 Seafood once a day 18.75 1.99176.5 0.01 2664.00 10 1510 21 0.707
 Stocking whey cream 13.20 3.1355.77 <.001 4.49 0.99–20.47 0.052
Atopy
 Stocking whey cream 1.82 0.69–4.80 0.226 3.84 1.519.77 0.005
  1. ORa adjusted Odds Ratio in the multivariate analysis
  2. Bold italics indicate significant associations with a threshold of P < 0.05