Table 3 Number of children with atopic dermatitis (AD) and adjusted odds ratio (OR; 95% CI) for AD at enrolment (mean age 5.1 months) and at two-year follow-up visit (mean age 24.6 months) in 346 children (after excluding children with missing data). The table shows the final models after Hosmer’s stepwise procedure eliminating potential confounding variablesa
aWeight-for-length at enrolment, age, sex, gestational age, being firstborn child, parental atopy, parental income, parental education, ethnicity, duration of exclusive breastfeeding, duration of breastfeeding, vitamin D levels and recruitment source, i.e. bronchiolitis trial or general population.
bWeight-for-length >95th percentile according to WHO Child Growth Standards