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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate analyses for determination of association between rhinitis and Ascariasis and Toxocariasis

From: Exposure to Toxocara spp. and Ascaris lumbricoides infections and risk of allergic rhinitis in children

Variable Children with rhinitis (n = 81) Children without rhinitis (n = 101) P-value Univariate analyses Multivariate analyses Hosmer and Lemeshow Test for adjusted model
Number (%) Number (%) ORs (95% CIs) ORs (95% CIs)a
Ascariasis
 Positive 10 (12.3) 4 (4.0) 0.035 3.42 (1.03–11.3) 1.85 (0.42–8.18) 0.68
 Negative 71 (87.7) 97 (96.0)   1 1  
Toxocariasis
 Positive 3 (3.7) 1 (1.0) 0.22 3.84 (0.39–37.7) 0.80 (0.04–15.44) 0.74
 Negative 78 (96.3) 100 (99.0)   1 1  
  1. aAdjusted for Age, Sex, Residence, Parent’s education, Mother Occupation, Family atopic history, Parent’s smoking (Model 3 in Fig. 1)