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Table 3 Background characteristics of participants and respondents related to discrepancy

From: Factors related to disagreement between self-reported versus objective measurement of allergen sensitization at a tertiary pediatric center in Beijing, China

FactorsTotalWith discrepancyWithout discrepancyUnivariateMultivariate
n%n%OR (95%CI)POR (95%CI)P
Gender of childBoys1353149.27952.00.90 (0.50–1.61)0.712
Girls803250.87348.0
Age of child (yrs)0-3 yrs331014.12316.0Ref
4-6 yrs783346.54531.31.90 (0.95–2.53)< 0.0011.75 (0.84–2.63)< 0.001
7-17 yrs1043853.56645.82.33 (2.05–3.49)< 0.0012.59 (1.63–3.37)< 0.001
Ethnicity of childHan1484567.210369.60.89 (0.48–1.06)0.722
other672232.84530.4
BMI indexNormal weight18911488.47587.21.12 (0.49–2.56)0.80
Overweight and Obesity261511.61112.8
LocationRural811133.37038.50.80 (0.37–1.75)0.58
Urban1342266.711261.5
Family history of atopyNo761215.26447.11.21 (1.14–2.41)< 0.001Ref< 0.001
Yes1396784.87252.91.18 (1.11–2.27)
Pet keepingNo1323434.39884.51.18 (1.04–1.36)< 0.001Ref< 0.001
Yes836565.71815.51.15 (1.06–1.25)
Antibiotic use (during first 3 months)No1586474.49472.91.01 (0.58–2.01)0.80
Yes572225.63527.1
Feeding modeBreast feeding1374363.29463.90.97 (0.53–1.76)0.92
Mixed feeding782536.85336.1
Birth modeNatural1322859.610461.90.89 (0.47–1.79)0.72
Cesarean section831940.46438.1
Full-term birthYes1837583.310886.40.79 (0.37–1.67)0.53
No321516.71713.6