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Table 2 Univariate predictors of nickel sensitization

From: Symptoms of titanium and nickel allergic sensitization in orthodontic treatment

VariableCategory Sensitizationp*V**OR*** (95% CI)
AbsentPresent
Watery eyesNoN179250.0330.1493.0 (1.1–7.8)
%87.7%12.3%
YesN177
%70.8%29.2%
AgeAdolescentN109100.0130.1692.8 (1.2–6.1)
%91.6%8.4%
AdultN8722
%79.8%20.2%
  1. *Fisher’s exact test.
  2. **Effect size
  3. ***Odds ratio