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Table 5 Correlates of self-reported respiratory symptoms, stratified by sex

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

Characteristic Men
(220 sampling periods)
Women
(200 sampling periods)
Adjusted OR 95% CI Adjusted OR 95% CI
HIV serostatus 4.7* 1.4, 16.3 0.6 0.3, 1.2
1-h CO > 35 ppm 1.3 0.4, 4.4 3.3* 1.1, 10.0
Smoking status
 Current 1.4 0.3, 6.2 2.8 0.4, 18.2
 Former 1.4 0.5, 4.2 0.9 0.4, 1.9
  1. Reference categories: sex - male; HIV serostatus - negative; smoking - never-smoker; biomass - firewood
  2. p value for CO x sex interaction term = 0.70
  3. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, HIV Human immunodeficiency virus, CO Carbon monoxide, ppm Parts per million
  4. *p < 0.05