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Table 4 Linear regression analyses for presence vs. absence of specific symptoms resulting from staple foods in 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
Gastrointestinal
 No 13 Ref   
 Yes 28 0.02 −1.04; 1.08 0.97
Dermatologicala
 No 4 Ref   
 Yes 37 0.41 −1.86; 2.68 0.72
Oral
 No 9 Ref   
 Yes 32 0.41 −0.98; 1.80 0.57
Upper respiratory
 No 25 Ref   
 Yes 16 0.29 −0.88; 1.44 0.62
Lower respiratorya
 No 2 Ref   
 Yes 39 0.67 −1.37; 2.70 0.51
Cardiovascular
 No 30 Ref   
 Yes 11 0.29 −0.88; 1.45 0.62
History of anaphylaxis
 No 18 Ref   
Yes 23 −0.33 −1.23; 0.58 0.46
  1. Adjusted for the covariates: sex, number of symptoms, history of anaphylaxis, adrenaline auto injector prescription and concomitant allergic disease, excluding predictor
  2. Non-mutually exclusive symptoms
  3. a Interpret with caution due to small counts