Table 1

 Demographic details of the mothers and children

n (%)
*Calculated using mothers with more than one child (n = 20).
Mothers (n = 33)
    Marital status (married/partner)31 (94)
    Mother works outside home19 (58)
    Partner works outside home30 (97)
    Have other children20 (61)
    Other child with eczema8 (40)*
Children (n = 33)
    Gender: female18 (55)
    Asthma14 (42)
    Allergies29 (88)