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Table 1 Patients and controls demographics, sensitization status to inhalant allergens and asthma status.

From: Sensitization to cereals and peanut evidenced by skin prick test and specific IgE in food-tolerant, grass pollen allergic patients

  Allergic subjects Controls
Mean age (years) 32 24
- range 18-57 21-30
Females 38 13
Males 27 7
No. of patients sensitized (skin prick test) to inhalant allergens:   
Grass (inclusion criterion) 65 0
Birch 26 0
- history of birch pollen allergy 24 0
- plus allergy to foods cross-reacting with birch 14 0
Mugwort 20 0
Dog 34 0
Cat 24 0
Horse 2 0
D. pteronyssinus 26 0
D. farinae 17 0
Alternaria 9 0
Cladosporium 5 0
Asthma status:   
Seasonal 5 0
Perennial 6 0
Mean onset age (years) 17 -
Outgrown asthma 5 0