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Table 1 Comparison of study children who completed questionnaires and SPT at 18 months vs other GUSTO children

From: Effects of infant weight gain on subsequent allergic outcomes in the first 3 years of life

  N(%)
Subjects that complete questions on rhinitis and SPT Excluded P-value Subjects that complete questions on wheeze and SPT Excluded P-value Subjects that complete questions on eczema and SPT Excluded P-value Subjects that complete SPT Excluded P-value
Gender
 Male 299 (51.2) 262 (55.2) 0.2 299.(50.3) 262 (56.5) 0.047 326 (50.9) 235 (56.1) 0.1 398 (52.0) 163 (55.4) 0.3
 Female 285 (48.8) 213 (44.8)   296 (49.7) 202 (43.5)   314 (49.1) 184 (43.9)   367 (48.0) 131 (44.6)  
Ethnicity
 Chinese 352 (60.3) 253 (53.3) 0.1 363 (61.0) 242 (52.2) <0.01 387 (60.5) 218 (52.0) <0.01 438 (57.3) 167 (56.8) 0.8
 Malay 138 (23.6) 127 (26.7)   147 (24.7) 118 (25.4)   156 (24.4) 109 (26.0)   194 (25.4) 71 (24.1)  
 Indian 94 (16.1) 95 (20.0)   85 (14.3) 108 (22.4)   97 (15.2) 92 (22.0)   133 (17.4) 56 (19.0)  
Maternal Education ≥12 years 371 (64.0) 267 (57.3) 0.03 375 (63.5) 263 (57.8) 0.1 401 (63.1) 237 (57.7) 0.1 464 (61.3) 174 (60.2) 0.8
Maternal Education <12 years 209 (36.0) 199 (42.7)   216 (36.5) 192 (42.2)   234 (36.9) 174 (42.3)   293 (38.7) 115 (39.8)