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Table 1 Characteristics of Study Children

From: Cord blood versus age 5 mononuclear cell proliferation on IgE and asthma

  % n/Total
Sex   
Female 52.0 316/608
Ethnicity   
Dominican 63.8 388/608
African American 36.2 220/608
Maternal History of Asthma 21.4 130/608
Prenatal ETS Exposure* 49.7 237/477
Postnatal ETS Exposure   
Age 2 43.5 202/464
Age 3 49.3 225/456
Age 5 59.2 239/404
Maternal Highest Degree   
High School Diploma or More 64.9 389/599
Currently on Medicaid 90.3 548/607
Currently in Public Assistance 42.3 255/603
  1. Values shown are validated percents to account for missing variables.
  2. ETS, environmental tobacco smoke
  3. *In the absence of maternal smoking