Table 3

Associations (HR) between individual types of childhood adversities and adult onset asthma*

Childhood adversityHR95% CISignificance
Parents’ divorce1.110.89 to 1.380.346
Economical difficulties1.411.17 to 1.70<0.001
Severe conflicts between parents1.201.00 to 1.450.05
Fear of family member1.210.96 to 1.510.104
Severe and chronic illness1.291.05 to 1.510.013
Alcohol problem1.190.99 to 1.430.066
  • *Adjusted for age, education, marital status and gender.