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Table 6 Frequency of allergy to food allergens of animal origin

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

Allergen Total Mild/moderate AD Severe AD P-value1
n = 211 (%) n = 141 (%) n = 70 (%)
Cow’s milk 18 (8.5) 10 (7.1) 8 (11.4) 0.29
Hen’s egg 12 (5.7) 11 (7.8) 1 (1.4) n.r
Fish 8 (3.8) 4 (2.8) 4 (5.7) n.r
Shrimp 4 (1.9) 2 (1.4) 2 (2.9) n.r.
Total 2 27 (12.8) 15 (10.6) 12 (17.1) 0.18
  1. 1Chi-square; mild/moderate AD versus severe AD.
  2. 2Allergy to cow’s milk or hen’s egg or fish or shrimp.
  3. n.r, non-reliable, due to small number.
  4. Allergy based on positive patient history.