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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of children who underwent DBPCFC, n =191

From: Standardized food challenges are subject to variability in interpretation of clinical symptoms

Characteristic  
Age, mean (range) in yrs 7.8 (3.4-18.6)
Male sex, n (%) 132 (70)
Peanut sIgE, median (IQR) in kU/L 2.60 (0.60-18.80)
Previous reaction to peanut, n (%)  
  No ingestion / no reaction 96 (50)
  Non severe 63 (33)
  Severe 32 (17)
DBPCFC outcome, n (%)*  
  Negative 103 (54)
  Grade 1 2 (1)
  Grade 2 51 (27)
  Grade 3 15 (8)
  Grade 4 20 (11)
  1. *According to the Sampson classification of anaphylaxis [6].