Table 3

Multivariate logistic regression analysis of the association between anti-Hsp60 and anti-Hsp70 with risk for asthma

Variables*

Adjusted Regression coefficient

Standard error

χ2 Value

P value

OR (95% CI)**


Constant

-0.977

0.509

3.676

0.055

Sex

0.392

0.318

1.519

0.218

1.48 (0.79~2.76)

Age

0.017

0.109

0.026

0.872

1.02 (0.82~1.26)

Family history

0.602

0.219

8.215

0.085

2.01 (1.25~3.25)

Anti-Hsp60

0.459

0.328

1.965

0.161

1.58 (0.83~3.01)

Anti-Hsp70

0.794

0.248

10.224

0.001

2.21 (1.35~3.59)


*The dependent variable is the status of asthmas patient or control; the independent variables included Sex: 0 = male and 1 = female; Age: continuous variable in years; Family history: 0 = no and 1 = yes; Anti-Hsp60: 0 = negative and 1 = positive; Anti-Hsp70: 0 = negative and 1 = positive.

**OR, odds ratio, and CI, confidence interval.

Yang et al. Respiratory Research 2005 6:18   doi:10.1186/1465-9921-6-18

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