Table 1—

Association between asthma symptoms (video questionnaire) and socioeconomic deprivation in 4,706 adolescents in Cape Town

Asthma symptomEverIn the last yearOne or more times per month
Wheeze at rest0.86 (0.78–0.95)0.88 (0.77–1.00)1.12 (0.94–1.34)
Exercise wheeze1.02 (0.94–1.10)0.97 (0.87–1.09)1.09 (0.95–1.25)
Night wheeze0.83 (0.74–0.94)0.92 (0.77–1.10)1.19 (0.94–1.51)
Night cough0.94 (0.87–1.02)1.03 (0.92–1.15)1.32 (1.14–1.52)
Severe wheeze0.93 (0.84–1.03)0.88 (0.76–1.03)0.99 (0.81–1.19)
  • Data are presented as odds ratio with 95% confidence intervals in parentheses