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Table 3 The incidence rate ratios (IRRs) of concomitant risk factors for the incidence of current wheezing episodes

From: Risk factors and prognosis of recurrent wheezing in Chinese young children: a prospective cohort study

  IRRs 95% CI p
Lower Upper
No rhinitis and no RV
Rhinitis or RV 3.61 1.46 8.94 0.005
Rhinitis and RV 4.54 1.43 14.46 0.010
No eczema and no RV
Eczema or RV 1.50 0.69 3.25 0.307
Eczema and RV 2.17 0.76 6.19 0.149
No aeroallergens positive and no RV
Aeroallergens positive or RV 2.54 1.00 6.45 0.050
Aeroallergens positive and RV 3.44 0.89 13.29 0.073
No rhinitis and no aeroallergens positive
Rhinitis or aeroallergens positive 2.25 0.86 5.87 0.097
Rhinitis and aeroallergens positive 4.36 1.56 12.14 0.005
  1. Italic values indicate the significance of p value (p < 0.05)
  2. Poisson regression model was employed after adjusting for gender, onset wheezing age (months), past-year wheezing episode at recruitment and parental asthma history
  3. 95% CI 95% confidence intervals