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Table 2 Proportion positive history of FA and asymptomatic sensitization to food allergens in patients with AD (mild/moderate versus severe AD)

From: Food allergen sensitization pattern in adults in relation to severity of atopic dermatitis

Group analysis Total n = 211 (%) Mild/moderate AD n = 141 (%) Severe AD n = 70 (%)
AD; no FA, no sensitization 54 (25.6) 41 (29.1) 13 (18.6)
AD; no FA, only sensitization 43 (20.4) 27 (19.1) 16 (22.9)
AD; FA supported by sensitization 114 (54.0) 73 (51.8) 41 (58.6)
  1. p–value = 0.26; Chi-square; mild/moderate versus severe AD.