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Table 3 Multiple logistic regression analysis of associations between symptoms in non-smoking women and exposure to indoor air pollution

From: Effects of indoor air pollution on respiratory symptoms of non-smoking women in Niš, SerbiaEffetti dell'inquinamento nell’aria di ambienti confinati sui sintomi respiratori di donne non fumatrici residenti a Niš, Serbia

Exposure variable Symptom variable
  Cough Phlegm Blocked/runny nose Wheezing Shortness of breath
ETS at home 1.34 (1.11-1.61) 0.91 (0.76-1.09) 0.98 (0.84-1.14) 0.87 (0.70-1.08) 1.27 (1.04-1.55)
Use of biomass fuels 1.36 (1.07-1.74) 0.94 (0.79-1.12) 0.96 (0.82-1.12) 0.97 (0.77-1.23) 1.40 (1.12-1.75)
Home dampness 1.25 (1.07-1.45) 0.91 (0.76-1.09) 0.98 (0.80-1.20) 1.24 (1.01-1.53) 0.87 (0.70-1.08)
Keeping of pets 0.90 (0.74-1.10) 0.99 (0.80-1.22) 0.97 (0.77-1.23) 0.99 (0.81-1.22) 0.92 (0.78-1.09)
  1. Definition of abbreviation: ETS, environmental tobacco smoke.