Table 3

‚ÄÉRespiratory symptoms, findings, and diagnosis in the study groups

Coffeehouse workers (%)Other occupations (%)p ValueOR% 95 CI
*Adjusted for age, smoking, BMI, and years at work
CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ration.
Symptoms
Coughing26.309.700.0023.411.48 to 7.86
Phlegm36.8017.200.0022.671.34 to 5.31
Dyspnoea43.0012.900.0005.942.76 to 12.75
Wheeze27.2010.800.0033.231.41 to 7.36
Findings
Pathological auscultation39.5010.80.0006.022.70 to 13.42
Diminished breath sounds28.904.300.0009.413.02 to 26.30
Lengthened expirium17.501.100.00025.603.19 to 205.43
Crackles3.501.100.2572.290.21 to 24.70
Ronchi14.905.400.0273.351.11 to 10.09
Diagnosis
Chronic bronchitis16.704.300.0054.321.34 to 5.31
Airway disease38.6011.800.0005.032.36 to 10.72