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Table 4 Mantel-Hanzel odds ratio estimates of various risk factors for asthma on pulmonary function testing

From: Association between allergic rhinitis and asthma in a Northern Alberta cohort

Risk factor Odds ratio 95% CI P-value
Male Sex   1.711 0.667 – 4.376 0.263
Type of AR Seasonal 0.758 0.492 – 4.076 0.573
Perennial 0.875 0.290 – 1.984 0.779
Intermittent 1.296 0.345 – 2.220 0.596
Persistent 0.786 0.500 – 3.360 0.632
Mild 1.726 0.303 – 2.040 0.252
Moderate-Severe 0.627 0.678 – 4.396 0.324
Sinonasal Disease CRS 0.645 0.238 – 1.584 0.387
Recurrent ABRS 1.121 0.111 – 11.326 0.923
CRS with Polyposis 0.900 0.266 – 1.944 0.866
3 or More “Yes” to Asthma Sreening tool 1.191 0.465 – 3.049 0.480
Atopic History Family History 0.759 0.296 – 1.944 0.565
Atopic Dermatitis 0.656 0.198 – 2.168 0.489
Subjective Allergies 1.013 0.328 – 3.134 0.982
Positive Skin Testing   1.417 0.492 – 4.076 0.518
Abnormal IgE   2.667 0.735 – 9.669 0.136