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Table 2 Association of asthma diagnosis and respiratory symptoms with reflux symptoms and irritable bowel syndrome at age 26 years

From: Associations between respiratory symptoms, lung function and gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms in a population-based birth cohort

   Heartburn Regurgitation Heartburn and regurgitation Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  n OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
Asthma 903 1.75 (1.11, 2.76) 0.017 2.76 (1.54, 4.96) 0.001 3.22 (1.62, 6.40) 0.001 1.10 (0.71, 1.71) 0.67
Wheeze 897 1.65 (1.10, 2.46) 0.015 2.84 (1.59, 5.06) <0.001 3.53 (1.74, 7.18) <0.001 1.25 (0.87, 1.79) 0.23
Cough 903 2.02 (1.23, 3.33) 0.005 3.48 (1.88, 6.45) <0.001 4.27 (2.09, 8.72) <0.001 0.83 (0.49, 1.40) 0.49
  1. All analyses are by logistic regression using the respiratory outcomes as the dependent variables and are adjusted for sex and body mass index. OR = odds ratio, 95% CI = 95% confidence intervals.