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Table 4 Risk of VAS > 5—uncontrolled disease—by level of CARAT item (categorical) controlling each-other

From: The control of allergic rhinitis in real life: a multicenter cross-sectional Italian study

  Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval p value
Nasal obstruction
 Never 2.04 0.74–5.60 0.168
 1–2/week 3.59 1.21–10.63 0.021
 > 2/week 6.76 1.87–24.50 0.004
 Linear trend 1.78 1.24–2.55 0.002
Sneezing
 Never 0.32 0.10–1.03 0.056
 1–2/week 1.34 0.37–4.88 0.655
 > 2/week 6.84 1.17–40.11 0.033
 Linear trend 1.99 1.27–3.13 0.003
Itching
 Never 3.43 1.30–9.05 0.013
 1–2/week 2.58 0.83–8.09 0.103
 > 2/week 3.21 0.60–17.22 0.173
 Linear trend 1.52 0.99–2.33 0.053
Awakenings
 Never 1.44 0.59–3.50 0.421
 1–2/week 3.63 1.09–12.03 0.035
 > 2/week 2.38 0.20–28.40 0.493
 Linear trend 1.67 1.04–2.69 0.034
  1. Result of logistic regression analysis using VS > 5 as dependent and CARAT Items as predictive variables