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Table 4 Comparison of outcomes ascertained at the baseline survey, between trial arms

From: The Lake Victoria island intervention study on worms and allergy-related diseases (LaVIISWA): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Outcomes1 Standard anthelminthic treatment (n = 1,159) Intensive anthelminthic treatment (n = 1,157)
Wheeze in last 12 months 5% 4%
Video questionnaire wheeze in last 12 months 9% 10%
Atopy (skin prick test)   
Any 21% 20%
Dermatophagoides 10% 10%
Blomia 10% 10%
German cockroach 14% 13%
Atopy (allergen-specific immunoglobulin E > 0.35 kUa/L)   
Dermatophagoides 76% 78%
German cockroach 86% 89%
Visible flexural dermatitis 1% 1%
  1. 1Missing values in standard and intensive arms respectively: wheeze: 7, 8; video questionnaire: 123, 18; atopy (SPT): 165, 175; atopy (asIgE): 107, 92; visible flexural dermatitis: 100, 71.