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Table 3 Linear regression analyses of HRQL for adolescents with objectively-diagnosed staple food allergy

From: Impaired health-related quality of life in adolescents with allergy to staple foods

  n B 95 % CI for B p value
Sex
 Boys 18 Ref   
 Girls 40 −0.58 −1.34; 0.19 0.13
Number of staple food allergies
 1 36 Ref   
 2–3 22 0.37 −0.31; 1.06 0.28
Number of offending foodsa
 1 10 Ref   
 2 9 0.79 −0.43; 2.01 0.20
 3 13 0.03 −1.11; 1.17 0.95
 >3 26 0.82 −0.24; 1.89 0.13
Number of symptoms resulting from staple foods
 0–3 15 Ref   
 4–6 26 0.10 −0.87; 1.07 0.83
Adrenaline auto injector possession
 No 14 Ref   
 Yes 44 0.78 −0.02; 1.57 0.06
  1. Adjusted for the covariates: sex, number of symptoms, history of anaphylaxis, adrenaline auto injector prescription and concomitant allergic disease, excluding predictor
  2. a Includes at least 1 objectively-diagnosed staple food, as well as participant-reported allergies to other foods