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Table 2 Relative risk of rhinitis admissions associated with 3.8 °C (5th percentile) decrease in temperature change between two adjacent days (Reference = 0.2 °C, 50th percentile)

From: Impact of temperature variability on childhood allergic rhinitis in a subtropical city of China

AR cases (total, sex, age, and occupation) Lag0 Lag4 Lag5 Lag8 Lag12 Lag14 Lag17 Lag20
Total 0.99 (0.98,1.01) 1.01 (0.99,1.02) 1.01 (1.00,1.03) 1.02 (1.00,1.04) 1.02 (1.01,1.04) 1.02 (1.00,1.04) 1.02 (1.00,1.04) 1.01 (1.00,1.03)
Male 1.00 (0.97,1.02) 1.01 (0.99,1.03) 1.01 (0.99,1.03) 1.02 (1.00,1.04) 1.03 (1.00,1.05) 1.03 (1.00,1.05) 1.02 (1.00–1.04) 1.02 (1.00,1.04)
Female 0.99 (0.96,1.03) 1.01 (0.98,1.03) 1.01 (0.98,1.04) 1.02 (0.98,1.05) 1.02 (0.99,1.05) 1.02 (0.99,1.05) 1.02 (0.99,1.04) 1.01 (0.97,1.04)
0–4 years 1.01 (0.96,1.06) 1.03 (0.99,1.07) 1.03 (0.99,1.07) 1.04 (0.98,1.09) 1.03 (0.98,1.09) 1.02 (0.98,1.07) 1.01 (0.97,1.05) 0.99 (0.94,1.04)
5–14 years 0.99 (0.97,1.01) 1.00 (0.98,1.02) 1.00 (0.99,1.02) 1.01 (0.99,1.03) 1.01 (0.99,1.04) 1.02 (1.00,1.03) 1.01 (1.00,1.03) 1.01 (0.99,1.03)
15 years 1.10 (0.98,1.23) 1.13 (1.03,1.23) 1.13 (1.03,1.24) 1.15 (1.03,1.28) 1.18 (1.06,1.31) 1.19 (1.08,1.32) 1.22 (1.12,1.33) 1.24 (1.11,1.38)
Nursery children 0.99 (0.95,1.02) 1.00 (0.97,1.02) 1.00 (0.97,1.03) 1.01 (0.97,1.04) 1.01 (0.98,1.05) 1.01 (0.98,1.04) 1.01 (0.98,1.04) 1.01 (0.98,1.05)
Scattered children 1.00 (0.97,1.03) 1.00 (0.98,1.03) 1.00 (0.98,1.03) 1.01 (0.98,1.04) 1.00 (0.97,1.04) 1.00 (0.97,1.03) 0.99 (0.97,1.02) 0.98 (0.95,1.02)
Students 1.00 (0.96,1.03) 1.02 (0.99,1.05) 1.02 (1.00,1.05) 1.04 (1.01,1.07) 1.05 (1.02,1.09) 1.05 (1.02,1.09) 1.06 (1.03,1.09) 1.06 (1.02,1.09)