Table 2

Association between acute episodes of wheezing and influenza virus and RSV infections

VariableCommunity cases (n=89)All cases (n=173)Controls (n=106)p valueOdds ratio95% CI
Values are numbers (percentages).
*Community cases v controls.
†All cases v controls.
Influenza (% positive)14 (16)20 (12)23 (22)0.30*0.67*0.30 to 1.49*
0.02†0.47†0.23 to 0.95†
RSV (% positive)23 (26)47 (27)11 (10)0.005*3.01*1.29 to 7.11*
0.0008†3.22†1.52 to 6.98†