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Table 2 Logistic regression models for relationship between ethnicity, immigrant status and risk of new/first consultation for asthma episodes

From: Ethnic variations in incidence of asthma episodes in England & Wales:national study of 502,482 patients in primary care

  Odds ratios for new/first consultation for asthma
  Unadjusted Adjusted*
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Ethnicity
Whites 1   1  
South Asians 1.21 1.04 to 1.41 1.33 1.06 to 1.67
Afro-Caribbeans 1.44 1.17 to 1.78 1.04 0.73 to 1.48
Others 1.64 1.30 to 2.07 1.12 0.68 to 1.83
Immigrant status
Born outside UK 0.75 0.67 to 0.83 0.93 0.82 to 1.06
Ethnicity and immigrant status
White, UK-born 1   1  
White, non-UK born 0.71 0.62 to 0.81 0.82 0.69 to 0.97
South Asian, UK-born 1.71 1.39 to 2.10 1.48 0.81 to 2.70
South Asian, non-UK born 0.89 0.71 to 1.11 1.33 1.04 to 1.70
Afro-Caribbean, UK-born 1.94 1.52 to 2.46 1.30 0.79 to 2.13
Afro-Caribbean, non-UK born 0.78 0.51 to 1.19 0.96 0.57 to 1.60
Other, UK-born 2.27 1.72 to 2.99 1.47 0.65 to 3.37
Other, non-UK born 0.95 0.61 to 1.46 0.80 0.40 to 1.61
  1. *Adjusted for age, sex, social class, house ownership, urban and smoking status