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Table 5 Prevalence of specific IgE and reported symptoms to cow´s milk, hen´s egg, cod, soy, wheat or peanut and number of children with or without specific IgE > 0.35 kU/L and with or without reported FHS to the specific foods*

From: High incidence and remission of reported food hypersensitivity in Swedish children followed from 8 to 12 years of age – a population based cohort study

  Prevalence of spec IgE > 0.35 kU/L Prevalence of reported FHS Spec IgE > 0.35 kU/L and reported FHS Spec IgE > 0.35 kU/L and no reported FHS Specific IgE < 0.35 kU/L and reported FHS Specific IgE < 0.35 kU/L and no reported FHS
n=652 n=652 n n n n
Cow´s milk 6.7% 14.9% 4 40 93 515
Hen´s egg 4.3% 2.2% 7 21 7 617
Cod 1.2% 1.8% 5 3 7 637
Soy 2.5% 0% 0 16 0 636
Wheat 4.6% 0.8% 0 30 5 617
Peanut 4.4% 5.7% 11 18 19 604
  1. *Calculations based on the 652 children participating in measurement of specific IgE at age 12 years.