TABLE 4

Raw Proportions of Children and Adjusted ORs of Having an Allergic or Chronic Disorder or a Common Infection (ICD-10 Codes) Until the Age of 2 Years, From Any Available Data Source

TotalSingletonMultiple
IVF (n = 4527)Control (n = 26 877)IVF (n = 2911)Control (n = 26 296)IVF (n = 1616)Control (n = 581)
CP (code G80)a
    Proportion, cases per 10003.81.41.41.38.05.2
    OR (95% CI)2.92 (1.63–5.26)1.001.15 (0.40–3.27)1.001.52 (0.43–5.40)1.00
Epilepsy (code G40–G41)b
    Proportion, cases per 10003.32.53.42.53.13.4
    OR (95% CI)1.33 (0.76–2.34)1.001.39 (0.71–2.71)1.000.95 (0.18–5.01)1.00
Behavioral disorders (code F80–F98)a,c
    Proportion, cases per 10006.64.14.14.111.13.4
    OR (95% CI)1.68 (1.11–2.53)1.001.05 (0.57–1.91)1.003.05 (0.70–13.29)1.00
Diabetes mellitus (code E10)b
    Proportion, cases per 10000.90.51.00.50.61.7
    OR (95% CI)1.57 (0.51–4.84)1.001.98 (0.56–7.07)1.000.28 (0.02–4.50)1.00
Asthma (code J45–J46)b
    Proportion, cases per 100030.328.126.527.837.143.0
    OR (95% CI)1.08 (0.90–1.30)1.000.95 (0.74–1.20)1.000.93 (0.57–1.51)1.00
Allergy (code L20–L23, L27, L50)b
    Proportion, cases per 100059.953.861.854.056.346.5
    OR (95% CI)1.07 (0.94–1.23)1.001.10 (0.94–1.30)1.001.25 (0.80–1.96)1.00
Pneumonia (code J12–J18)a
    Proportion, cases per 10009.911.49.611.410.58.6
    OR (95% CI)0.85 (0.62–1.17)1.000.81 (0.55–1.20)1.001.26 (0.46–3.49)1.00
Diarrhea (code A08–A09)a
    Proportion, cases per 100044.238.635.438.160.060.2
    OR (95% CI)1.17 (1.00–1.37)1.000.94 (0.76–1.15)1.001.04 (0.69–1.56)1.00
  • ORs were adjusted for mother's socioeconomic position.

  • a Data sources: the HDR and child-care support.

  • b Data sources: the HDR, long-term medication use, and child-disability allowance.

  • c Disorders of psychological development and behavioral and emotional disorders.