Table 2

The association between current maternal smoking and current asthma symptoms by region in children aged 6–7 and 13–14 years

RegionAge group 6–7 yearsAge group 13–14 years
Centres (n)OR (95% CI)Centres (n)OR (95% CI)
Africa15.31 (0.79 to 35.79)101.37 (1.01 to 1.86)
Asia-Pacific111.18 (1.00 to 1.40)181.39 (1.19 to 1.63)
Eastern Mediterranean61.48 (1.20 to 1.83)81.28 (1.05 to 1.55)
Indian subcontinent144.07 (2.39 to 6.95)162.22 (1.56 to 3.16)
Latin America171.13 (1.02 to 1.25)271.32 (1.22 to 1.42)
North America21.00 (0.75 to 1.34)31.79 (1.35 to 2.37)
Northern and Eastern Europe61.45 (1.26 to 1.67)101.29 (1.14 to 1.45)
Oceania41.44 (1.29 to 1.62)81.21 (1.07 to 1.38)
Western Europe131.27 (1.17 to 1.38)171.30 (1.20 to 1.40)
  • Data are OR (95% CI) and are adjusted for gender, language and GNI category. Cuernavaca did not collect data on current maternal smoking in both age groups.