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Table 3 Prevalence of asthma and related morbidities by clusters (n = 1777)

From: Clustering of asthma and related comorbidities and their association with maternal health during pregnancy: evidence from an Australian birth cohort

Asthma and related morbidity criteria of the study child All Sample (n = 1777) Cluster 1
(n = 195, 11.0%)
Cluster 2
(n = 1154, 64.9%)
Cluster 3
(n = 190, 10.7%)
Cluster 4
(n = 238, 13.4%)
n (%) Had asthma- currently healthy
n (%)
Never asthmatic & healthy
n (%)
Early-onset- asthma/allergic
n (%)
Asthmatic unhealthy
n (%)
Ever diagnosed with asthma Yes 510 (28.7) 195 (100) 0 (100) 77 (40.5) 238 (100)
Currently suffering from Asthma Yes 238 (13.4) 0 (100) 0 (100) 0 (100) 238 (100)
Has illness with wheezing Yes 155 (8.7) 0 (100) 33 (2.9) 30 (15.8) 92 (38.7)
Has ongoing eczema Yes 169 (9.5) 16 (8.2) 56 (4.9) 42 (22.1) 55 (23.1)
Diagnosed with sleep problem related with snoring/breathing problem Yes 96 (5.4) 0 (100) 30 (2.6) 40 (21.1) 26 (10.9)
Reported as not having excellent/very good Health Yes 198 (11.1) 0 (100) 82 (7.1) 66 (34.7) 50 (21.0)
Has reported at least one health condition Yes 68 (3.8) 0 (100) 23 (2.0) 25 (13.2) 20 (8.4)
Has food allergy Yes 155 (8.7) 0 (100) 0 (100) 114 (60.0) 41 (17.2)