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Table 4 Remission (%) of Any Food Hypersensitivity (FHS), non-milk FHS and milk FHS in relation to risk factors and adjusted risk analyzed by multiple logistic regression analyses expressed as odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence intervals (CI)

From: High incidence and remission of reported food hypersensitivity in Swedish children followed from 8 to 12 years of age – a population based cohort study

  Remission of any FHS Remission of non-milk FHS Remission of milk FHS
Variables at 8 years Adjusted risk* Adjusted risk* Adjusted risk*
   (%) P-value OR (95% CI) (%) P-value OR (95% CI) (%) P-value OR (95% CI)
Female sex Boys 32.7    31.8    48.2   
  Girls 32.8 0.994   36.4 0.348   43.4 0.488  
Allergic heredity No 39.8   1.0 45.1   1.0 46.7   
  Yes 30.2 0.042 0.8 (0.5-1.1) 30.9 0.013 0.7 (0.4-1.1) 44.8 0.806  
Current asthma No 34.6   1.0 37.2   1.0 46.2   
  Yes 18.6 0.014 0.5 (0.3-1.0) 17.9 0.005 0.5 (0.2-0.9) 33.3 0.333  
Current rhinitis No 34.5   1.0 37.2   1.0 44.4   
  Yes 23.1 0.048 0.8 (0.4-1.4) 22.7 0.018 0.8 (0.4-1.4) 55.6 0.362  
Any positive SPT No 37.9   1.0 45.0   1.0 42.7   
  Yes 22.4 0.001 0.5 (0.3-0.9) 22.9 <0.001 0.6 (0.3-1.0) 40.4 0.792  
Current eczema No 34.5    37.7   1.0 43.9   
  Yes 27.2 0.128   25.5 0.024 0.8 (0.5-1.4) 51.2 0.390  
Living area LuleÅ 33.9    36.5    46.7   1.0
  PiteÅ 35.9    33.7    56.0   1.6 (0.8-3.1)
  Kiruna 25.5 0.219   29.3 0.278   18.5 0.006 0.2 (0.1-0.5)
  1. *Significant variables in the bivariate analyses were included in the multivariate model.