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Table 2 Frequency of episodes of illness during the 28-week study period

From: Cow’s milk-based beverage consumption in 1- to 4-year-olds and allergic manifestations: an RCT

  Number of episodes   p-value*
  None 1 2 3 4 >5  
Acute respiratory infections (ARI)
Control; n (%) 25 (19) 40 (31) 28 (21) 21 (16) 10 (8) 7 (5) 0.938
CMBB; n (%) 25 (20) 40 (32) 24 (19) 16 (13) 14 (11) 6 (5)  
Diarrheal disease
Control; n (%) 119 (91) 11 (8) 0 (0) 1 (1) -- -- 0.354
CMBB; n (%) 108 (86) 15 (12) 2 (2) 0 (0) -- --  
Allergic manifestations (AM)
Control; n (%) 71 (54) 30 (23) 19 (15) 10 (8) 1 (1) -- 0.021
CMBB; n (%) 81 (65) 28 (22) 12 (10) 3(2) 1 (1) --  
  1. *Statistical analysis used Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel test adjusted for age category