Table 4. Pesticide exposure and wheeze in children
First author [ref.]Asthma definitionExposure metricCo-exposuresOR (95% CI)
Salameh [26]Self-reported recurrent wheezingAny exposure to pesticidesDust, animals2.10 (1.39–3.18)
Sunyer [27]Wheeze at 4 yearsCord blood and blood samples in nonatopic childrenUnknown1.37# (1.06–1.79)
Sunyer [28]Wheeze at age 6.5 yearsCord blood and blood samples aged 4 yearsUnknown1.13 (1.03–1.39)
Yemaneberhan [24]Self-reported asthma, wheezing or coughSelf-reported exposure questionnaireUnknownThe results of children and adults were not reported separately, so no ORs are included
  • #: risk ratio.