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Table 2 Adjusted ORs (aORs) for sIgE and sIgG4 prevalences among patients diagnosed with bronchial asthma, upper airway disorders (such as rhinosinusitis and rhinitis) or atopic dermatitis for inhalant allergens

From: Allergen-specific IgE and IgG4 patterns among patients with different allergic diseases

Allergens Asthma versus Upper Airway Disorders Asthma versus Dermatitis Upper Airway Disorders versus Dermatitis
aOR 95% CI aOR 95% CI aOR 95% CI
sIgE to inhalant allergens
 Pollen allergens
  Alder 0.809 (0.521;1.257) 2.980 (1.863;4.766) 3.682 (2.384;5.684)
  Birch 1.015 (0.653;1.578) 2.705 (1.725;4.242) 2.664 (1.76;4.032)
  Hazelnut (p) 0.889 (0.571;1.385) 3.700 (2.251;6.081) 4.160 (2.617;6.611)
  Oak 0.921 (0.568;1.494) 3.086 (1.714;5.555) 3.349 (1.928;5.815)
  Wormwood 0.849 (0.487;1.478) 1.253 (0.669;2.349) 1.477 (0.83;2.629)
  Mugwort 0.856 (0.518;1.415) 1.395 (0.8;2.434) 1.629 (0.979;2.712)
  Dandelion 0.668 (0.37;1.208) 1.031 (0.52;2.041) 1.542 (0.844;2.819)
  Bermuda grass 1.460 (0.873;2.44) 5.192 (2.569;10.491) 3.556 (1.792;7.055)
  Orchard grass 1.265 (0.772;2.074) 3.740 (1.999;6.997) 2.956 (1.622;5.385)
  Meadow fescue 1.146 (0.705;1.865) 3.179 (1.754;5.761) 2.773 (1.577;4.875)
  Perennial rye grass 1.139 (0.701;1.852) 3.075 (1.706;5.543) 2.698 (1.543;4.718)
  Timothy grass 1.123 (0.697;1.81) 3.405 (1.904;6.091) 3.032 (1.747;5.262)
  Cultivated rye 1.145 (0.685;1.913) 2.601 (1.389;4.868) 2.272 (1.249;4.133)
 Indoor allergens
  Cat dander 1.808 (1.154;2.833) 2.344 (1.461;3.761) 1.411 (0.897;2.221)
  Dog dander 2.225 (1.365;3.628) 2.401 (1.451;3.975) 1.079 (0.646;1.803)
  D. pteronyssinus 1.390 (0.735;2.629) 1.478 (0.72;3.032) 1.063 (0.522;2.165)
  D. farinae 1.802 (0.947;3.431) 1.760 (0.873;3.549) 0.976 (0.474;2.012)
  Alternaria tenuis 1.212 (0.552;2.665) 1.243 (0.525;2.942) 1.025 (0.452;2.326)
  Cockroach, German 0.218 (0.025;1.909) 0.886 (0.048;16.465) 4.065 (0.406;40.654)
sIgG4 to inhalant allergens
 Pollen allergens
  Alder 1.102 (0.679;1.787) 3.311 (1.845;5.943) 3.006 (1.728;5.229)
  Birch 0.864 (0.557;1.338) 2.379 (1.505;3.76) 2.754 (1.807;4.199)
  Hazelnut (p) 0.941 (0.547;1.618) 2.643 (1.358;5.146) 2.810 (1.505;5.248)
  Oak 0.925 (0.381;2.246) 4.063 (1.204;13.71) 4.391 (1.412;13.652)
  Wormwood 0.942 (0.432;2.058) 2.963 (1.048;8.383) 3.144 (1.193;8.288)
  Mugwort 1.147 (0.624;2.109) 1.938 (0.97;3.873) 1.690 (0.875;3.263)
  Dandelion 0.339 (0.132;0.87) 0.811 (0.275;2.388) 2.390 (1.057;5.407)
  Bermuda grass 0.446 (0.119;1.67) 1.371 (0.301;6.245) 3.076 (0.972;9.735)
  Orchard grass 1.140 (0.337;3.854) 2.593 (0.598;11.248) 2.274 (0.566;9.139)
  Meadow fescue 1.189 (0.473;2.992) 5.462 (1.32;22.598) 4.593 (1.168;18.064)
  Perennial rye grass 1.745 (0.645;4.721) 4.491 (1.215;16.598) 2.573 (0.693;9.556)
  Timothy grass 0.926 (0.395;2.171) 2.673 (0.855;8.358) 2.888 (0.998;8.358)
  Cultivated rye 0.395 (0.08;1.952) 2.725 (0.345;21.526) 6.896 (1.303;36.492)
 Indoor allergens
  Cat dander 1.496 (0.913;2.453) 1.671 (0.992;2.814) 1.117 (0.673;1.852)
  Dog dander 1.067 (0.607;1.876) 1.813 (0.975;3.372) 1.699 (0.948;3.045)
  D. pteronyssinus 0.984 (0.469;2.063) 1.661 (0.75;3.682) 1.688 (0.804;3.544)
  D. farinae 0.681 (0.314;1.479) 1.333 (0.568;3.128) 1.957 (0.932;4.109)
  Alternaria tenuis 0.387 (0.08;1.876) 0.687 (0.127;3.705) 1.775 (0.568;5.553)
  Cockroach, German 0.264 (0.03;2.311) 1.152 (0.084;15.738) 4.362 (0.662;28.717)
  1. aORs were calculated using logistic regression analysis with the age and gender as covariates