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Table 5 Variables associated with respiratory tract symptoms: comparison between children with and without low respiratory symptoms

From: Respiratory problems in children with esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula

Variables Odds ratio, p value
Male 1.8300, p = 0.1437
C type fistulab 1.3000, p = 0.6145
Malformations 0.3400, p = 0.0114
Heart disease 0.3400, p = 0.0099
VACTERL association 1.8600, p = 0.3074
Leak of anastomosis 1.0500, p = 0.9411
Long term digestive complicationsa 0.9500, p = 0.9331
Gastroesophageal reflux 1.3800, p = 0.4553
Atopy 12.350, p = 0.0032
  1. agastroesophageal reflux, esophagitis and esophageal stenosis
  2. bData on fistula type were available for 103 cases