Table. 3—

Association of asthma score with demographic factors, indicators of severity of asthma and risk factors of asthma

ScorenFemale≥35 yrs of age≥4 asthma attacks·yr−1Asthma medication#Doctor diagnosis of asthmaHay feverAtopic eczemaCurrent smokingBHR+AtopyMaternal asthmaNo siblingsMother smokesFather smokes
075784645000213532830592563
12040484600929434515368102967
2742544212143646492441893067
3399574446274546503244883169
41945547121142535235375212122965
5132485119346366504554581483369
6975341488690685527737318114259
7726436648894743524767513103253
8435342791009574652686792173365
  • Data are presented as %, unless otherwise stated. BHR: bronchial hyperresponsivness. #: included in the definition of score; : n based on analyses of sex; +: >20% fall in forced expiratory volume in one second at 1 mg.