Table 3

Fold difference in fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) in children with symptoms compared with children without symptoms, and fold increase per unit change in log(eosinophils), log(DRS), and height in non-atopic children (n = 70)

VariableFold difference/increase95% CIp value
PDA = physician diagnosed asthma; DRS = dose response slope.
PDA1.950.82 to 4.480.13
Recent wheeze1.040.57 to 1.900.14
Eosinophils (per log unit)1.520.81 to 2.860.19
DRS (per log unit)0.920.41 to 2.070.84
Height (per cm)1.000.99 to 1.030.15