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Table 1 Summary of the findings in relation to current and past asthma

From: Evaluation of eczema, asthma, allergic rhinitis and allergies among the grade-7 children of Iqaluit

The number of students with filled questionnaires: 58 out of 108 Current asthma (n = 3) Past asthma (n = 5)
Male: female 3:0 3:2
Odds ratio n/a 1.68
95% CI n/a .26–10.89
Ethnicity
 Inuit n (%) 2 (3.4) 3 (5.2)
 Mixed n (%) 0 (.0) 0 (.0)
 Non-Inuit n (%) 1 (1.7) 2 (3.4)
 Total n (%) 3 (5.2) 5 (8.6)
 Chi-square (p-value) 2.64 (.191) 5.12 (.051)
Smoker (yes: no) 2:1 3:2
Odds ratio .683 .488
95% CI .057–8.12 .073–3.25
Crowdedness correlation (p) .114 (.40) − .025 (.86)
Cat owner (yes: no) 1:2 1:4
Odds ratio 27.0 13.0
95% CI 1.20–605.63 .679–249.0
Dog owner (yes: no) 0:3 3:2
Odds ratio n/a 1.81
95% CI n/a .280–11.75
Any pet owner (yes: no) 1:2 4:1
Odds ratio .387 3.57
95% CI .033–4.53 .374–34.11
Exclusive breast feeding (yes: no) 1:2 1:4
Odds ratio .371 .169
95% CI .032–4.34 .018–1.623
Being ever outside Nunavut (yes: no) 2:1 4:1
Odds ratio .40 .84
95% CI .03–4.90 .083–8.40
Previous respiratory hospitalization (yes: no) 3:0 3:2
Odds ratio n/a 14.4
95% CI n/a 1.93–107.72
TB vaccination (yes: no) 2:0 3:0
Odds ratio n/a n/a
95% CI n/a n/a
Family history of food allergy (yes: no) 0:3 1:4
Odds ratio n/a 2.15
95% CI n/a .20–23.21
Family history of environmental allergy (yes: no) 0:3 1:3
Odds ratio n/a 1.03
95% CI n/a .98–10.83
Family history of asthma (yes: no) 0:3 1:4
Odds ratio n/a 1.28
95% CI n/a .126–13.02
Family history of eczema (yes: no) 0:3 2:3
Odds ratio n/a 2.60
95% CI n/a .381–17.72
  1. CI confidence interval