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Table 1 Association of positive nasal swab for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) at 4 months of age with asthma at 7 and 15 years

From: Proceedings of AllerGen 2019 Research Conference

  Asthma with RSV colonization or infection at 4 months of age
Model 1
Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Model 2
Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Asthma at age 7 years 4.57* (1.49–14.03) 4.63* (1.48–14.45)
Asthma at age 15 years 3.73* (1.01–13.84) 3.40 (0.84–13.77)
  1. Model 1 is adjusted for gender, parental history of asthma, city of residence (Winnipeg or Vancouver), atopic dermatitis at 1 year and positive skin test to at least one allergen at 7 years
  2. Model 2 is adjusted for gender, parental history of asthma, city of residence (Winnipeg or Vancouver), atopic dermatitis at 1 year, positive skin test to at least one allergen at 7 years and cough at 2 weeks
  3. *Statistically significant (p < 0.05)