Table 3: Models to explain an inadequate asthma control.

Statistical modelsLLDFCriterion used

N0: null−171.711345.41348.96
N1: rhinitis −163.452330.90337.99
N1: age −162.742329.47336.56
N2: rhinitis and age −154.793315.58326.22

Null: model that includes only the outcome variable (inadequate controlled asthma); N1: model with one covariable; N2: model with two covariables; LL: log likelihood; DF: degrees of freedom; AIC: the Akaike Information criterion; BIC: the Bayes information criterion.