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Table 7 The ORs for moderate/severe disease vs. remission/mild disease at follow-up for the baseline levels of selected mother's parenting styles and mother's stress/coping behaviors

From: The parenting attitudes and the stress of mothers predict the asthmatic severity of their children: a prospective study

Questionnaire: Scale score P trend
Scale Low* Intermediate High  
Age <7 years     
SI:     
   Object dependence of anger 1.0 1.8 (0.64-4.9) 5.5 (1.8-16.8) .003
   Annoying barrier 1.0 2.7 (0.79-9.2) 13.6 (3.6-50.8) <.001
   Disclosure of negative experiences 1.0 0.29 (0.10-0.87) 0.47 (0.17-1.28) .17
   Unfulfilled needs for acceptance 1.0 1.4 (0.52-3.9) 3.8 (1.3-11.0) .014
   Altruism 1.0 3.3 (1.1-10.3) 6.5 (1.9-22.2) .003
Age 7+ years     
   T-PCRp:     
   Interference 1.0 0.96 (0.32-2.8) 4.3 (1.3-13.6) .019
   Inter-parental inconsistency 1.0 0.90 (0.30-2.7) 1.9 (0.67-5.6) .23
SI:     
   Egoism 1.0 0.33 (0.10-1.1) 0.21 (0.06-0.66) .009
  1. OR: odds ratio. SI: Stress Inventory. T-PCRp: Ta-ken Diagnostic Test for Parent-Child Relationship, Parent Form. *Reference category. OR (95% confidence interval), using multiple logistic regression model adjusted for serum Ig E at baseline and severity at baseline.