TABLE 5.

Food Allergies: Univariate Analysis (N = 8073)

OR (95% CI)P Value
Vitamin drops in first 3 mo1.30 (1.05–1.60).015
Vitamin drops in first 6 mo1.33 (1.09–1.63).005
Vitamins at 3 y of age1.56 (1.27–1.91)<.001
Gender
 Male1.00
 Female0.82 (0.67–1.01).056
Presence of smoking in household1.22 (0.98–1.52).078
Increasing level of maternal education1.08 (1.03–1.13).002
Increasing level of household income1.12 (1.04–1.20).002
Enrollment in child care1.24 (1.00–1.54).053
Breastfeeding1.39 (1.13–1.71).002
Prematurity
 Full term1.00
 <37 wk0.71 (0.54–0.92).010
Race
 White1.00
 Black0.65 (0.53–0.80)<.001
 Other0.90 (0.51–1.60).720