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Table 4 Chronic health problems and family history regarding habitual snoring by multivariate logistical regression models (N = 21,052)

From: Habitual Snoring in school-aged children: environmental and biological predictors

Variables Model I Model II Model III
  Adjusted OR (95% CI) P value Adjusted OR (95% CI) P value Adjusted OR (95% CI) P value
Demographic characteristics
Age (years, mean ± SD)   .008   < .001   < .001
5-6 vs. 11- 1.23 (1.04-1.46) .015 1.50 (1.23-1.84) < .001 1.53 (1.25-1.88) < .001
7- vs. 11- 1.32 (1.13-1.54) < .001 1.44 (1.20-1.73) < .001 1.47 (1.21-1.77) < .001
8- vs. 11- 1.19 (1.02-1.39) .027 1.28 (1.06-1.53) .010 1.29 (1.07-1.56) .008
9- vs. 11- 1.15 (0.98-1.34) .091 1.16 (0.96-1.40) .134 1.18 (0.97-1.44) .090
10- vs. 11- 1.08 (0.92-1.27) .328 1.15 (0.95-1.39) .167 1.15 (0.95-1.40) .163
Gender       
Boys vs. Girl 1.62 (1.48-1.76) < .001 1.53 (1.38-1.69) < .001 1.55 (1.40-1.72) < .001
Chronic health problems
Obesity vs. normal or under 1.54 (1.35-1.78) < .001 1.51 (1.33-1.76) < .001 1.50 (1.31-1.74) < .001
Overweight vs. normal or under 1.44 (1.25-1.66) < .001 1.38 (1.20-1.60) < .001 1.35 (1.16-1.56) < .001
Chronic/allergic rhinitis vs. none 2.27 (2.01-2.56) < .001 1.97 (1.70-20.27) < .001 1.94 (1.66-2.25) < .001
Asthma vs. none 1.99 (1.64-2.42) < .001 1.46 (1.14-1.87) .002 1.43 (1.11-1.84) .006
Adenotonsillar hypertrophy vs. none 2.35 (2.10-2.63) < .001 2.12 (1.86-2.43) < .001 2.17 (1.90-2.49) < .001
Chronic otitis media vs. none 1.60 (1.32-1.93) < .001 1.31 (1.05-1.64) .017 1.31 (1.06-1.65) .021
Food/drug allergy vs. none 1.38 (1.16-1.64) < .001 NS   NS  
Family history of SDB
HS vs. none 1.75 (1.60-1.91) < .001 1.67 (1.51-1.85) < .001 1.70 (1.52-1.89) < .001
OSAS vs. none 1.81 (1.43-2.28) < .001 NS   NS  
  1. OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval
  2. Model I adjusted for age and gender;
  3. Model II adjusted for age, gender, and all health problems and family history
  4. Model III adjusted for age, gender, all socioeconomic and environmental factors, and all health problems and family history simultaneously.