Evid Based Nurs 6:43 doi:10.1136/ebn.6.2.43
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Review: hydrolysed milk formula with dietary and environmental restrictions reduces asthma and wheeze in infants with a familial history of atopy

Hydrolysed formula v standard cows’ milk based formula in infants with a familial history of atopy*

Weighted event rates
Outcome (1st year of life) Hydrolysed Standard RRR (95% CI) NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Asthma or wheeze 4% 9% 60% (15 to 81) 20 (12 to 100)

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