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Table 4 Sensitivity analyses

From: Antibiotic prescription and food allergy in young children

Modela Casesb Controlsb Unadjusted model Adjusted modela
Odds ratio 95 % CI p value Odds ratio 95 % CI p value
Model 1: original model 1504 5995 1.22 1.08–1.37 <0.01 1.21 1.06–1.39 <0.01
Model 2: diagnosis by allergy or immunology providerc 483 (32.1) 1926 (32.1) 1.15 0.93–1.41 0.19 1.29 0.98–1.70 0.07
Model 3: reduced modeld 818 (54.4) 3265 (54.5) 1.22 1.04–1.43 0.01 1.24 1.03–1.50 0.02
Model 4: epinephrine prescriptione 226 (15.0) 899 (15.0) 2.89 2.08–4.02 <0.001 2.91 1.96–4.32 <0.001
  1. aAll models adjusted for vaginal birth, breastfeeding, gestational age, asthma, eczema, wheeze, tobacco pre- and during pregnancy, maternal age, pre-pregnancy diabetes, and urban residence
  2. bParentheses indicates the proportion of patients retained from the full data set
  3. cOnly patients from the original model with food allergy diagnosed by allergy or immunology provider are included
  4. dPatients with diagnoses of allergic gastroenteritis and colitis, allergic urticaria, or allergic rhinitis attributable to food are excluded
  5. eModel includes only cases with epinephrine prescription and corresponding matching controls. Two controls also received epinephrine prescription for unknown reasons