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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants based on whether they had asthma and or eczema

From: Study of atopic multimorbidity in subjects with rhinitis using multiplex allergen component analysis

 Rhinitis (n = 127)Rhinitis and eczema (n = 19)Rhinitis and asthma (n = 50)Rhinitis, asthma, eczema (n = 20)P value
Female gender47%68%56%40%0.22
Age (years)43 ± 741 ± 841 ± 739 ± 70.13
BMI (kg/m2)24 ± 425 ± 426 ± 523 ± 30.04
Smoking history    0.80
 Never smoked48%47%50%65% 
 Ex-smoker34%26%32%20% 
 Current smoker18%26%18%15% 
Parental heredity
 Mother allergy27%58%48%45%0.006
 Mother asthma15%37%22%10%0.08
 Father allergy28%21%26%40%0.58
 Father asthma8%5%8%19%0.96
  FEV1 (% of predicted)107 ± 13111 ± 1198 ± 1393 ± 15< 0.001
Medication in the last 12 months
 Nasal steroids17%21%30%32%0.17
 Antihistamines30%47%50%70%0.002
 Inhaled corticosteroids9%5%48%56%< 0.001
  1. Data presented as % and mean ± SD