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Table 2 Summary of the findings in relation to current and past allergic rhinitis

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 allergic rhinitis (n = 5) Past allergic rhinitis (n = 6)
Male: female 2:3 1:1
Odds ratio .69 1.08
95% CI .11–4.49 .20–5.85
Ethnicity
 Inuit n (%) 2 (3.4) 2 (3.4)
 Mixed n (%) 3 (5.2) 3 (5.2)
 Non-Inuit n (%) 0 (.0) 1 (1.7)
 Total n (%) 5 (8.6) 6 (10.3)
 Chi-square (p-value) 1.87 (.37) 2.31 (.32)
Smoker (yes: no) 4:1 2:1
Odds ratio 1.44 .67
95% CI .15–14.0 .11–4.07
Crowdedness correlation (p) − .118 (.38) − .09 (.48)
Cat owner (yes: no) 0:5 0:6
Odds ratio n/a n/a
95% CI n/a n/a
Dog owner (yes: no) 4:1 5:1
Odds ratio 5.22 6.82
95% CI .55–49.88 .74–62.55
Any pet owner (yes: no) 4:1 5:1
Odds ratio 3.57 4.63
95% CI .37–34.11 .51–42.41
Exclusive breast feeding (yes: no) 3:2 2:1
Odds ratio 1.19 1.64
95% CI .18–7.73 .28–9.79
Being ever outside Nunavut (yes: no) 4:1 5:1
Odds ratio .84 1.07
95% CI .08–8.40 .11–10.31
Previous respiratory hospitalization (yes: no) 2:3 1:2
Odds ratio 5.22 3.83
95% CI .72–37.85 .57–25.60
TB vaccination (yes: no) 5:0 5:1
Odds ratio n/a n/a
95% CI n/a n/a
Family history of food allergy (yes: no) 1:4 1:4
Odds ratio 2.15 2.15
95% CI .20–23.21 .20–23.21
Family history of environmental allergy (yes: no) 1:1 2:3
Odds ratio 3.46 2.24
95% CI .44–27.42 .33–15.17
Family history of asthma (yes: no) 1:4 1:5
Odds ratio 1.28 1.00
95% CI .13–13.02 .10–9.75
Family history of eczema (yes: no) 2:3 1:1
Odds ratio 2.60 4.33
95% CI .38–17.72 .75–25.11
  1. CI confidence interval