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Table 4 Correlates of self-reported respiratory symptoms

From: Personal carbon monoxide exposure, respiratory symptoms, and the potentially modifying roles of sex and HIV infection in rural Uganda: a cohort study

Characteristic Unadjusted Adjusted
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Age, per year 1.0 0.98, 1.05   
Female sex 2.7*** 1.7, 4.2 4.0*** 2.1, 7.5
HIV serostatus 1.7* 1.1, 2.7 1.1 0.6, 2.1
1-h CO > 35 ppm 2.0 0.9, 4.2 2.1a 1.0, 4.7
Dry season 0.8 0.5, 1.4   
Smoking Status
 Current 0.8 0.4, 1.7 1.1 0.4, 3.0
 Former 1.2 0.8, 2.0 1.1 0.6, 2.0
Asset Index
 Poorest 1.1 0.6, 2.0   
 Poorer 0.7 0.4, 1.3   
 Richer 0.8 0.5, 1.5   
  1. Reference categories: sex – male; HIV serostatus – HIV uninfected; season – rainy; asset index – richest; smoking status – never-smoker
  2. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, CO Carbon monoxide, HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
  3. *p < 0.05; *** p < 0.001
  4. ap = 0.06