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Table 1 The prevalence of allergy among children in relation to SES and lifestyle.

From: Influence of allergic disorders on physical development

Factor Category Allergy incidence Values of Chi 2 test
   No Yes  
   n % n %  
Gender Women 406 85.4 167 14.6 χ2 = 0.73, df = 1
p = 0.873
  Men 167 85.6 28 14.4  
Dwelling place Village 221 91.7 20 8.3 χ2 = 11.74, df = 2
p = 0.003
  Town 198 85.3 34 14.7  
  City 156 78.0 22 22.0  
Father's education Vocational 41 86.1 24 13.9 χ2 = 1.59, df = 2
p = 0.662
  Secondary 250 86.5 39 13.5  
  University 173 83.2 35 16.8  
Mother's education Vocational 99 86.8 15 13.2 χ2 = 1.03, df = 2
p = 0.793
  Secondary 284 85.8 47 14.2  
  University 188 83.9 36 16.1  
Economic status Below average 97 91.5 9 8.5 χ2 = 35.81, df = 3
p = 0.000
  Average 276 90.1 30 9.8  
  Good 120 76.4 37 23.6  
  Very good 74 78.7 20 21.3  
SES Low 82 92.1 7 7.9 χ2 = 11.95, df = 2
p = 0.003
  Average 406 81.1 60 12.9  
  High 87 73.7 31 26.3