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Table 3 Association between cockroach exposure and asthma morbidity stratified by stress

From: Cockroach exposure and perceived stress interact to predict clinical outcomes in childhood asthma

Asthma outcome High stress Normal stress
N aORa (95% CI) p value N aORa (95% CI) p value
Unscheduled clinic/ED visit 40 7.7 (1.0, 60.2) 0.05 69 4.1 (0.8, 21.9) 0.10
Hospitalizations 49 7.4 (1.1, 51.8) 0.04 81 0.3 (0.04,5.1) 0.34
FEV1 < 80% 39 5.80 (1.0,33.8) 0.05 69 0.7 (0.2,2.9) 0.67
  1. Abbreviations: aOR, adjusted odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; ED, emergency department; FEV, forced expiratory volume
  2. aControl variables: Unscheduled clinic/ED visit: age, race, income, BMI; Hospitalization: sex, race, income; FEV1: age, BMI