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Table 4 Factors predicting class membershipa, i.e. asthma subtype, among women and men separately

From: Subtypes of asthma based on asthma control and severity: a latent class analysis

  Women Men
Moderate
Partly controlled asthma
Unknown severity
Uncontrolled asthma
Severe
Uncontrolled asthma
  Unknown severity
Uncontrolled asthma
Severe
Partly controlled asthma
 
Odds ratio
(95% CI)
Odds ratio
(95% CI)
Odds ratio
(95% CI)
LR test P-valueb Odds ratio
(95% CI)
Odds ratio
(95% CI)
LR test P-valuea
Age
 <30 Reference     Reference   
 30–59 1.49 (0.88–2.52) 8.88 (1.37–57.58) 2.02 (0.77–5.26) 0.00 3.35 (1.10–10.18) 4.10 (1.14–14.72) 0.00
 ≥60 1.76 (0.90–3.44) 22.25 (3.30–149.98) 2.01 (0.68–5.96) 0.00 5.32 (1.64–17.28) 4.84 (1.25–18.77) 0.00
BMI
 ≤25 Reference     Reference   
 26–30 1.12 (0.74–1.68) 1.28 (0.72–2.28) 1.42 (0.77–2.61) 0.69 1.09 (0.55–2.15) 1.89 (0.93–3.83) 0.27
 >30 1.46 (0.85–2.49) 4.34 (2.53–7.44) 3.20 (1.71–5.98) 0.00 4.60 (2.26–9.36) 4.53 (2.07–9.90) 0.00
Allergic diseases
 No Reference     Reference   
 Yes 1.23 (0.83–1.82) 1.19 (0.74–1.92) 1.84 (1.03–3.28) 0.19 0.93 (0.54–1.62) 1.67 (0.94–2.96) 0.20
COPD diagnosed by a doctor
 No Reference     Reference   
 Yes 1.98 (0.80–4.91) 7.17 (3.42–15.00) 10.74 (4.83–23.88) 0.00 9.01 (4.35–18.66) 9.57 (4.62–19.83) 0.00
  1. aControlled, mild asthma was the reference asthma subtype
  2. bLikelihood X 2-ratio P-value
  3. Italicized Odds Ratio are statistically significant at P-value < 0.05
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