Table 2

 Frequencies of outcomes at age 5.5 years

n (%)n (%) atopic
Positive skin prick tests
    Dust mite53 (9.6)
    Cat fur47 (8.5)
    Grass pollens49 (8.9)
    Any allergen (atopic)92 (16.7)
Wheeze in past 12 months
    None456 (82.6)53 (11.6)
    Occasional (1–6 episodes)85 (15.4)31 (36.5)
    Frequent (>6 episodes)11 (2.0)8 (72.7)