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Table 2 Comparison of study children who completed questionnaires and SPT at 36 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
Sex
 Male 303 (51.2) 258 (55.2) 0.2 342 (53.0) 219 (52.9) 1.00 304 (51.6) 257 (54.7) 0.3 414 (52.9) 147 (53.1) 1.00
 Female 289 (48.8) 209 (44.8)   303 (47.0) 195 (47.1)   285 (48.4) 213 (45.3)   368 (47.1) 130 (46.9)  
Ethnicity
 Chinese 360 (60.8) 245 (52.5) 0.02 377 (58.4) 228 (55.1) 0.04 349 (59.3) 256 (54.5) 0.02 446 (57.0) 159 (57.4) 0.60
 Malay 139 (23.5) 126 (27.0)   168 (26.0) 97 (23.4)   152 (25.8) 113 (24.0)   201 (25.7) 64 (23.1)  
 Indian 93 (15.7) 96 (20.6)   100 (15.5) 89 (21.5)   88 (14.9) 101 (21.5)   135 (17.3) 54 (19.5)  
Maternal Education ≥12 years 379 (64.2) 259 (56.8) 0.02 395 (61.5) 243 (60.1) 0.70 365 (62.4) 273 (59.2) 0.3 474 (61.1) 164 (60.7) 0.90
Maternal Education <12 years 211 (35.8) 197 (43.2)   247 (38.5) 161 (39.9)   220 (37.6) 188 (40.8)   302 (38.9) 106 (39.3)