Table 1

Demographic, health and exposure data for 266 non-smoking women living in Matina County, Costa Rica, 2016–2017

Median(25th, 75th)
Cohort demographics
Age29(25, 35)
n%
Obesity
 Obese (BMI >30)11944.7
 Not obese (BMI <30)14755.3
Outcomes
Wheeze4316.2
Asthma diagnosed by doctor5621.1
Asthma score25
 011844.4
 15018.8
 23412.8
 32710.2
 4249.0
 5134.9
Dichotomised asthma score
 0, 116863.2
 2, 3, 4, 59836.8
Rhinitis259.4
 Missing*176.4
Eczema8331.2
Itchy rash259.4
Exposures
Historic urine sample obtained266100
Concurrent urine sample obtained25997.4
 Missing93.1
Mother worked in banana or other agriculture business in the last 3 years8933.5
 Missing93.4
Mother currently working in banana or other agriculture business4717.7
 Missing93.4
Husband worked in banana field in the last 3 years13751.5
 Missing93.4
Husband currently working in banana field12547
 Missing93.4
Husband worked in other agriculture business in the last 3 years217.9
 Missing93.4
Husband currently working in other agriculture business145.3
 Missing93.4
Smoke from waste burning reached house (grouped)
 Never4416.5
 Some/monthly5420.3
 Weekly/daily16863.2
Cooking fuel: gas23588.3
Cooking fuel: wood6624.8
Cooking fuel: electric5018.8
Pesticide used inside the home13952.3
 Missing114.1
Pesticide used outside the home134.9
 Missing145.3
Vector control (spraying by health authorities)14654.9
 Missing114.1
  • *n=17 women received a questionnaire missing a question about rhinitis.

  • BMI, body mass index.