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Table 3 Factors in the univariate ordered logistic regression analysis for the respective asthma control categories

From: Factors associated with asthma control: MOSAR study (Multicenter Observational Study of Asthma in Rabat-Morocco)

  Unadjusted OR 95% CI p-value
1. Socio-demographic factors
 Age (Referenta: [18–39])    .008
  [40–64] years 0.55 [0.37–0.83] .004*
  >  64 years 0.48 [0.20–1.11] .085
 Sex (Referenta: male) 1.23 [0.82–5.00] .312
 BMI (Referenta: normal weight or underweight)    .131
  Overweight 1.47 [0.81–2.63] .204
  Obesity 0.70 [0.34–1.43] .327
 Married 0.61 [0.39–0.95] .029*
 Number of children (Referenta: ≤2) 0.47 [0.30–0.71] .000*
 Place of residence (Referenta: large town)    .384
  Small town 1.17 [0.64–2.13] .618
  Village 2.14 [0.66–7.14] .207
  Educational level (Referenta:secondaryor university) 0.61 [0.39–0.97] .037*
Occupation (Referenta: actively employed)    .483
  Retired 0.55 [0.22–1.39] .209
  Housework 0.84 [0.53–1.33] .453
  Student 1.24 [0.48–3.23] .656
 Health insurance 0.34 [0.22–0.53] .000*
2. Environmental and clinical factors
 Season of consultation(Referenta: summer)    .218
  Automn 1.83 [1.03–3.23] .040*
  Winter 1.60 [0.91–2, 78] .103
  Spring 1.44 [0.67–3.03] .349
 History of asthma 0.99 [0.97–1.01] .267
 Family history of asthma 0.81 [0.55–1.19] .283
Smoking habits(Referenta: never smoker)    .015*
  Active smoker 0.59 [0.29–1.19] .140
  Ex-smoker 0.36 [0.16–0.83] .017*
  Passive smoking 1.00 [0.67–1.5] .993
 Concomitant diseases 2.15 [1.43–3.23] .000*
 Co-morbidities
Rhinitis 1.66 [1.11–2.5] .014*
  Allergic conjunctivitis 1.65 [1.11–2.44] .013*
  Gastroesophageal reflux 2.56 [1.37–4.76] .003*
  Respiratory Infections 4.21 [2.50–7.14] .000*
Allergy to:
  Dust 1.40 [0.88–2.22] .161
  Animals 2.01 [1.25–3.23] .004*
  Mold 1.16 [0.78–1.72] .469
  Pollen 1.47 [0.97–2.22] .066
  Season variation 0.96 [0.61–1.52] .862
  Adherence to treatment 0.71 [0.24–2.08] .042*
  1. CI Confidence Interval, OR Odds Ratio. *Significant, P < 0.05; aReference category (OR = 1) is no answer
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