Table 2

Point Estimates of Airway Hyperresponsiveness in All Patients When Grouped as BMI 30 to 34.9, BMI 35 to 39.9, and BMI ≥ 40 Compared with BMI <30

BMI

Odds Ratio

95% CI

p Value


30-34.9

1.09

0.76-1.54

.64

35-39.9

1.50

0.92-2.46

.10

≥40

2.78

1.56-4.94

.0005


BMI = body mass index; CI = confidence interval.

Sharma et al. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2008 4:51-58   doi:10.1186/1710-1492-4-2-51

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