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Research Article

Indoor Air Quality and Respiratory Health among Malay Preschool Children in Selangor

Table 3

Prevalence of respiratory symptoms among studied and comparative preschool children.

VariablesStudied
()
Comparative
()
value valueORb 95% CI
Total (%)

Cough
 Yes21 (34.4)7 (14.0)6.0780.014*3.231.248.40
 No40 (65.6)43 (86.0)
Phlegm
 Yes3 (4.9)1 (2.0)0.6740.4122.530.26–25.15
 No58 (95.1)49 (98.0)
Wheezing
 Yes20 (32.8)8 (16.0)4.1050.043*2.561.026.47
 No41 (67.2)42 (84.0)
Chest tightness
 Yes1 (1.6)0 (0.0)0.8270.3631.831.55–2.17
 No60 (98.4)50 (100.0)

Adjusted for socioeconomic factor.
*Significant at .
95% CI = 95% confidence interval.
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