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Table 4 Association of early feeding, solid food and artificial milk with the development of ARD and other clinical data among child patients attending child and maternity hospital in Ibb city, Yemen

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

Clinical data Early feeding Artificial milk Solid food
Odds ratio 95% CI Odds ratio 95% CI Odds ratio 95% CI
ARD 6.8 3.0–15.3 6.1 2.7–13.5 1.6 0.7–3.8
Wheezing 3.0 1.3–7.2 4.3 1.9–9.4 1.9* 0.9–4.1
Asthma attack 4.8 2.2–10.5 7.6 3.5–16.3 4.2 1.8–9.7
Recurrent itchy 3.1 1.2–8.1 1.4* 0.6–3.2 3.4 1.5–8.1
Other allergies 5.8 2.1–16.5 3.1 1.3–7.4 1.8* 0.8–4.2
Admission to hospital 3.2 1.5–6.7 2.2 1.1–4.7 2.3* 1.0–4.9
Nebulizer use 2.6 1.2–5.6 2.1* 1.0–4.4 2.2* 1.0–4.9
Medication 4.9 2.2–10.8 4.8 2.2–10.4 2.6 1.2–5.6
  1. *These results showed non-significant association (p  > 0.05)