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Table 2 Factors associated with bronchial asthma among adult patients in Debre Berhan Referral Hospital, Ethiopia 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of bronchial asthma among adult patients in Debre Berhan Referral Hospital, Ethiopia 2018: a cross-sectional study

Variable Bronchial asthma COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes (%) No (%)
Sex of adult patients
 Male 46 (17.9) 78 (30.3) 2.0 (1.2–3.5) 0.6 (0.3–1.1)
 Female 30 (11.7) 103 (40.1) 1.0 1.0
Residence
 Urban 42 (16.3) 73 (28.4) 1.8 (1.2–3.1) 1.5 (1.3–3.9)*
 Rural 34 (13.3) 108 (42.0) 1.0 1.0
Monthly income (in EBr)
 < 1000 17 (6.6) 20 (7.8) 2.9 (1.3–4.1) 1.7 (1.6–4.1)*
 1000–5000 36 (14.1) 81 (31.5) 1.6 (0.9–4.1) 1.7 (0.7–3.9)
 > 5000 23 (9.9) 80 (31.1) 1.0 1.0
House ownership
 Private 31 (12.1) 94 (36.6) 1.0 1.0
 Rented from gov’t 25 (9.7) 27 (10.6) 2.6 (0.2–0.7) 0.4 (0.2–1.8)
 Rented from private owner 20 (7.8) 60 (23.3) 1.2 (1.1–1.8) 0.9 (0.5–1.8)
Present of vermin at household
 Yes 58 (22.6) 102 (39.7) 2.5 (1.4–4.6) 2.4 (1.2–4.7)*
 No 18 (7.0) 79 (30.7) 1.0 1.0
Family history of asthma
 Yes 38 (14.8) 59 (23.0) 2.1 (1.2–3.6) 2.7 (1.3–5.8)*
 No 38 (18.8) 122 (47.4) 1.00  
The habit of bronchodilators drug utilization
 Yes 46 (17.9) 81 (31.5) 1.9 (0.7–2.5) 2.1 (0.9–4.5)
 No 30 (11.7) 100 (38.9) 1.0  
  1. * Significant at P < 0.05