Table 1—

Cooperative effect of adenosine deaminase (ADA) and secretor-ABO complex on susceptibility to asthma in children

Nonsecretor/OOther phenotypes
ADA*1*1ADA*2 carriersADA*1*1ADA*2 carriers
Asthmatics28 (17.5)3 (1.9)115 (71.9)14 (8.8)
Controls33 (9.5)5 (1.4)260 (74.9)49 (14.1)
OR2.021.300.850.58
  • Data are presented as n (%) unless otherwise stated

  • OR: odds ratio