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Table 3 Results of univariate and multivariate regression analyses for the association of objective variables with pre-SBS

From: Prevalence and risk factors of pre-sick building syndrome: characteristics of indoor environmental and individual factors

 CharactristicsEnvironmentCharactristics + Environment
Adjusted OR95% CIAdjusted OR95% CIAdjusted OR95% CI
Sex
 Male0.960.711.30      
Age
 20-29Ref.     Ref.  
 30-390.620.331.15   0.500.221.11
 40-490.50*0.270.90   0.46*0.210.99
 50-590.26***0.140.50   0.26**0.120.57
 60-690.20***0.090.45   0.25**0.100.64
Medical history
 Asthma1.180.751.86      
 Atopic dermatitis0.840.521.35      
 Rash1.080.552.14      
 Hay fever1.350.991.83   1.58**1.142.19
 Allergic rhinitis2.52***1.763.62   2.63***1.853.74
 Allergic conjunctivitis0.730.391.39      
 Food allergy1.610.813.21      
 Urticaria1.070.691.67      
 Mental illnesses2.25**1.313.86   2.07*1.163.68
Smoking
 NeverRef.        
 Quit1.150.811.63      
 Current1.020.711.47      
Interest in air quality and odor1.51*1.102.08      
Sensitivity of family members to VOCs and odor   2.32***1.693.182.11***1.532.92
Duration of residence
 < 5 years   Ref.     
 5 -< 10 years   0.790.491.27   
 10 -< 20 years   0.59*0.380.92   
 ≥ 20 years   0.53**0.340.84   
Condensation in winter   1.61**1.102.361.59*1.092.34
House construction (excluding wooden houses) 1.200.881.63   
Therma insulation performance
 Prior to the S55 standard   Ref.     
 Standard S55   1.150.612.19   
 Standard H4   1.090.611.94   
 Standard H11   1.850.903.78   
Moisture and musty odor   1.97***1.412.741.73**1.232.43
Deodorant and fragrance use
 No   Ref.  Ref.  
 Rare   0.810.511.290.750.461.22
 Sometimes   1.260.831.911.170.761.79
 Often   1.65*1.072.541.460.932.28
Ventilation less than once/day   1.110.811.52   
Cleaning frequency less than once/week   1.54*1.062.231.60*1.112.31
  1. significant at *p<.05, **p<.01,***p<.001