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Table 1 Demographic data of ARD patients and control volunteers attending Children and Maternity Hospital, Ibb, Yemen

From: Early infant feeding and allergic respiratory diseases in Ibb city, Yemen

Data Patients (percentage) Control (percentage)
Sex
 Male 61 60
 Female 39 40
Age groups
 0–6 m 14 7
 7 m–2 32 33
 2.1–7 42 40
 7–15 13 20
Residence
 Urban 32 27
 Rural 68 73
Income
 High 18 13
 Intermediate 51 33
 Low 32 53
Home inhabited-floor
 1 64 47
 2 21 40
 3 or more 15 13
Breast-feeding
 Yes 93 87
 No 7 13
Pets at home
 Yes 26 27
 No 74 73
No. of persons sharing the room
 1 8 20
 2 31 27
 3 32 40
 4 or more 29 13