Table 2

Potential modulating factors for atopy during follow-up

VariableProbiotic armPlacebo arm
Breast fed (full or partial)—any duration49/191 (25.7%)47/205 (22.9%)
Age last breast fed in months (N; median, (IQR))185; 1 [0–7]190; 1 [0–5]
Attended child-minder in first 12 months10/163 (6.1%)16/172 (9.3%)
Attended nursery in first 12 months65/162 (40.1%)61/170 (35.9%)
Any oral/systemic antibiotics155/214 (72.4%)154/225 (68.4%)
  • This table gives the number of participants (%) unless otherwise stated.