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Table 3 Results of the logistic regression analysis of selected correlates of asthma

From: Genetic, familial and environmental correlates of asthma among early adolescents in Sri Lanka: a case control study

Variable Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Being the only child 2.9 (1.5-5.7) 4.2 (1.7-9.9)
Being the first born 1.7 (1.1-2.6) 2.6 (1.3-5.2)
Presence of allergic rhinitis 2.7 1(1.7-4.1) 2.8 (1.6-4.6)
Presence of family history of asthma 2.5 (1.6-3.8) 1.8 (1.1-3.2)
Presence of family history of allergic rhinitis 2.1 (1.4-3.1) 1.9 (1.1-3.2)
Presence of family history of eczema 1.8(1.1-3.1) 1.8 (1.0-3.2)
  1. *Significant at p < 0.05 level (2 tailed) N = 403 (93.7%).