Table 3: Selected significant associations with asthma.

AssociationORC.I. value

Physician diagnosed hay fever/allergies7.25.9–8.8.0001
tonsillectomy2.92.3–3.8.0001
High frequency (3+ annually) emergency room visits 2.41.5–3.6.0001
Self-identification as African-American or Black 1.71.35–2.1.0001
Health insurance coverage1.51.1–1.8.02

Chi-squared

Obesity all ages ( )6.2.01
Obesity 5 years and older ( )15.2.0001