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Table 3 Association with type 2 inflammation markers and Staphylococcus aureus groups by multivariate analysis

From: Differences between Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage and IgE-sensitization to Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin on risk factors and effects in adult population

Characteristics SA carriage SE IgE-sensitization
Adjusted model* OR (95% CI) P value Adjusted model* OR (95% CI) P value
Total IgE, KU/L
 ≥ 200 1.133 (0.551–2.330) 0.735 11.690 (5.535–24.686) < 0.001
 < 200, ≥ 100 1.328 (0.681–2.589) 0.406 2.415 (1.098–5.312) 0.028
 < 100 Ref.   Ref.  
Blood eosinophil, × 109/L
 ≥ 300 1.247 (0.517–3.007) 0.623 4.371 (1.817–10.516) 0.001
 < 300, ≥ 150 0.822 (0.420–1.609) 0.567 1.550 (0.787–3.054) 0.205
 < 150 Ref.   Ref.  
  1. SA carriage Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage, SE Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin, SE IgE-sensitization IgE-sensitization to Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval. Bold indicates significant differences (P-value < 0.05). *Adjusted for age, sex, body mass index, smoking status, environmental group, asthma and allergic rhinitis