Table 6

Results of stepwise backward multivariate logistic regression analysis: adjusted odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) of prognostic factors in relation to outcome of bronchial hyperreactivity (BHR) and of asthma symptoms in adolescence6-150

  • 6-150 Adjusted for sex and time interval between surveys.

  • 6-1 Sum of the wheal sizes of the prick tests with six different aeroallergens.

  • 6-2 Allergic trigger of symptoms according to parental questionnaire.

  • 6-3 Dampness in the child’s home according to parental questionnaire.

  • DFEV1 = difference in forced expiratory volume in one second.