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Table 6 Eczema in relation to traffic.

From: Traffic exposure associated with allergic asthma and allergic rhinitis in adults. A cross-sectional study in southern Sweden

   Self-reported allergic eczema Diagnosed hand-eczema Hand-eczema last 12 months
   n n, % Adj ORa n, % Adj ORa n, % Adj ORa
Heavy traffic No 6041 681(11.3%) 1.00 373(6.2%) 1.00 345(5.7%) 1.00
  Yes 3275 458(14.0%) 1.16(1.02–1.32) 228(7.0%) 1.12(0.94–1.33) 251(7.7%) 1.32(1.12–1.57)
Heaviest road radie <100 m no heavy road 3755 442(11.8%) 1.00 228(6.1%) 1.00 221(5.9%) 1.00
  <2 cars/min 2235 262(11.7%) 0.99(0.84–1.17) 148(6.6%) 1.10(0.89–1.37) 135(6.0%) 1.04(0.83–1.29)
  2–5 cars/min 1820 226(12.4%) 1.04(0.87–1.24) 116(6.4%) 1.08(0.86–1.37) 117(6.4%) 1.11(0.88–1.40)
  6–10 cars/min 886 119(13.4%) 1.15(0.92–1.43) 64(7.2%) 1.20(0.90–1.61) 65(7.3%) 1.29(0.97–1.72)
  >10 cars/min 578 84(14.5%) 1.08(0.83–1.40) 45(7.8%) 1.35(0.96–1.89) 56(9.7%) 1.63(1.19–2.23)
NOx (ug/m3) 0–8 1855 209(11.3%) 1.00 108(5.8%) 1.00 111(6.0%) 1.00
  8–11 1855 206(11.1%) 0.99(0.80–1.22) 124(6.7%) 1.15(0.88–1.50) 108(5.8%) 0.97(0.74–1.28)
  11–14 1855 251(13.5%) 1.19(0.98–1.46) 124(6.7%) 1.17(0.90–1.53) 131(7.1%) 1.20(0.92–1.56)
  14–19 1858 225(12.1%) 1.09(0.89–1.33) 123(6.6%) 1.15(0.88–1.50) 117(6.3%) 1.08(0.83–1.42)
  >19 1851 242(13.1%) 1.06(0.87–1.30) 122(6.6%) 1.16(0.89–1.52) 127(6.9%) 1.13(0.86–1.47)
    p-trend 0.44 p-trend 0.52 p-trend 0.357
  1. a OR:s, 95% CI, Adjusted for age, sex and smoking