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Table 3 Medical burden and social impact of angioedema (n = 104)

From: Clinical similarities among bradykinin-mediated and mast cell-mediated subtypes of non-hereditary angioedema: a retrospective study

   Total group n = 104* AE with wheals n = 64* Idiopathic n = 25* ACEi-induced n = 15*
Medical burden      
Seek medical advice Yes 22(21) 13(20) 7(28) 2(13)
  Unknown 4(4) 2(3) 2(8) 0(0)
Angioedema-related admission To hospital 29(28) 19(30) 5(20) 5(33)
  To ICU 5(5) 2(3) 2(8) 1(7)
Social impact      
AE-related absenteeism <1 per year 60(58) 36(53) 16(64) 10(67)
  >1x per year but <1x per month 19(18) 12(19) 6(24) 1(7)
  >1x per month but <1x per week 5(5) 4(6) 1(4) 0(0)
  >1x per week 3(3) 3(5) 0 0
  Not applicable 15(15) 9(14) 2(8) 3(20)
  Unknown 2(2) 2(3) 0(0) 1(7)
  1. *Data are presented as numbers and percentages: n (%).