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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of the association between anti-Hsp60 and anti-Hsp70 with risk for asthma

From: Plasma antibodies against heat shock protein 70 correlate with the incidence and severity of asthma in a Chinese population

Variables* Adjusted Regression coefficient Standard error χ2 Value P value OR (95% CI)**
Constant -0.977 0.509 3.676 0.055  
Sex 0.392 0.318 1.519 0.218 1.48 (0.79~2.76)
Age 0.017 0.109 0.026 0.872 1.02 (0.82~1.26)
Family history 0.602 0.219 8.215 0.085 2.01 (1.25~3.25)
Anti-Hsp60 0.459 0.328 1.965 0.161 1.58 (0.83~3.01)
Anti-Hsp70 0.794 0.248 10.224 0.001 2.21 (1.35~3.59)
  1. *The dependent variable is the status of asthmas patient or control; the independent variables included Sex: 0 = male and 1 = female; Age: continuous variable in years; Family history: 0 = no and 1 = yes; Anti-Hsp60: 0 = negative and 1 = positive; Anti-Hsp70: 0 = negative and 1 = positive.
  2. **OR, odds ratio, and CI, confidence interval.