Table 5

Results from Poisson regression models on combinations of adversity experiences

 Asthma prevalenceCurrent asthma
Adjusted for age, sex, survey yearFully adjustedAdjusted for age, sex, survey yearFully adjusted
No adversity1.001.001.001.00
Parental discord1.17* (1.08 to 1.28)1.13* (1.04 to 1.23)1.24* (1.12 to 1.38)1.18* (1.06 to 1.31)
Stressful living conditions1.31* (1.23 to 1.40)1.31* (1.23 to 1.41)1.35* (1.24 to 1.46)1.35* (1.24 to 1.46)
Verbal abuse1.16* (1.08 to 1.26)1.17* (1.08 to 1.27)1.15* (1.05 to 1.27)1.17* (1.06 to 1.28)
Physical abuse1.03 (0.90 to 1.18)1.01 (0.88 to 1.15)1.08 (0.92 to 1.28)1.04 (0.88 to 1.23)
Sexual abuse1.34* (1.18 to 1.51)1.32* (1.17 to 1.49)1.38* (1.19 to 1.59)1.37* (1.18 to 1.59)
Parental discord and stressful living conditions1.50* (1.36 to 1.67)1.46* (1.31 to 1.62)1.58* (1.39 to 1.79)1.50* (1.32 to 1.71)
Parental discord and Verbal abuse1.24* (1.06 to 1.45)1.22* (1.04 to 1.42)1.26* (1.04 to 1.53)1.23* (1.01 to 1.49)
Parental discord and physical abuse1.14 (0.91 to 1.44)1.08 (0.86 to 1.37)1.32* (1.008 to 1.72)1.22 (0.94 to 1.60)
Parental discord and sexual abuse1.59* (1.24 to 2.06)1.50* (1.17 to 1.93)1.55* (1.13 to 2.13)1.44* (1.04 to 1.97)
Stressful living Conditions and verbal abuse1.47* (1.36 to 1.58)1.46* (1.35 to 1.57)1.49* (1.36 to 1.63)1.47* (1.35 to 1.62)
Stressful living conditions and physical1.46* (1.32 to 1.62)1.40* (1.26 to 1.55)1.58* (1.40 to 1.79)1.49* (1.32 to 1.69)
Stressful living conditions and sexual abuse1.54* (1.35 to 1.75)1.50* (1.32 to 1.71)1.64* (1.40 to 1.92)1.59* (1.36 to 1.86)
Verbal and physical abuse1.62* (1.53 to 1.71)1.56* (1.47 to 1.65)1.73* (1.62 to 1.86)1.65* (1.54 to 1.76)
Verbal and sexual abuse1.66* (1.49 to 1.83)1.59* (1.44 to 1.77)1.75* (1.54 to 1.98)1.68* (1.48 to 1.90)
Physical and sexual abuse2.20* (2.07 to 2.33)2.03* (1.91 to 2.15)2.41* (2.23 to 2.58)2.15* (2.009 to 2.31)
  • *p<0.05.