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Table 5 Summary statistics, crude odds ratio (COR) and adjusted odds ratio (AOR) for Asthma

From: Health conditions of inmates in Italy

Variable Asthma COR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
N %
Total 271 1.7     
Age (in years)
 18–39 140 1.7 1   1  
 40–49 74 1.8 1.07 0.80–1.42 - -
 50–59 41 1.8 1.10 0.78–1.57 - -
 60 e + 16 1.8 1.08 0.64–1.82 - -
Gender
 Male 237 1.6 1   1  
 Female 32 3.7 2.35* 1.62–3.43 2.46* 1.61–3.76
 Transgender 2 4.3 2.74 0.66–11.35 2.71 0.63–11.67
Citizenship
 Italian 126 1.6 0.60* 0.44–0,82 0,48* 0.34–0.68
 Northern Africa 60 2.7 1   1  
 Eastern Europe 27 0.9 0,34* 0.22–0.54 0,31* 0.19–0.49
 Other Countries 37 2.4 0.89 0.59–1.34 0.73 0.47–1.14
Educational qualification
 Lower middle 159 1.8 1   - -
 Upper intermediate 35 2.4 1.34 0.92–1.94 - -
Origin of the detainee
 From freedom without detention 106 1.8 1   - -
 From freedom with previous detention 155 1.8 1.00 0.78–1.28 - -
Duration of imprisonments
 < 1 year 151 1.7 1   - -
 > 1 year 97 1.8 1.02 0.79–1.32 - -
Smoke
 No 81 2.1 1   - -
 Yes 153 1.6 0.76 0.58–1.00 - -
BMI
 Normal weight 109 1.6 1   1  
 Underweight 5 1.9 1.21 0.49–2.98 1.05 0.42–2.62
 Obese 42 2.3 1.47* 1.03–2.11 1.59* 1.09–2.32
 Overweight 87 1.8 1.13 0.85–1.50 1.21 0.89–1.63
  1. Abbreviations: COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval; Crude and adjusted odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (variables found to be associated through a univariate analysis were entered into the multivariate model).
  2. *Significant association (P<0.05)