Table 4

 Estimated odds ratios for more frequent symptoms of asthma morbidity at three month follow up

Symptoms between attacksMorbidity
Cohort 2 v cohort 1Cohort 3 v cohort 1
Odds ratio (95% CI)p valueOdds ratio (95% CI)p value
*Variables were dichotomised for odds ratios. “Never” + “less than one day/night per week” were combined and “1–3 days/nights per week” + “more than 3 days/nights per week” were combined.
Waking with symptoms at night*0.8 (0.5 to 1.2)0.21.0 (0.8 to 1.2)0.7
Waking with symptoms in the morning*1.2 (0.8 to 1.8)0.31.0 (0.9 to 1.3)0.6
Symptoms during the day*0.9 (0.6 to 1.3)0.51.0 (0.9 to 1.3)0.7
When playing sport/activity*0.9 (0.6 to 1.2)0.40.9 (0.7 to 1.1)0.2