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Table 1 Comparison of atopic diseases and demographic factors between children with and without food hypersensitivity (FHS)

From: Health Related Quality of Life among schoolchildren aged 12–13 years in relation to food hypersensitivity phenotypes: a population-based study

  FHS n = 75
% (n)
Non-FHS n = 209
% (n)
p value
Sex
 Girls 58.7 (44) 48.3 (101) 0.124
 Boys 41.3 (31) 51.7 (108)  
Asthma 25.3 (19) 6.2 (13) <0.001
Rhinitis 28.0 (21) 6.2 (13) <0.001
Eczema 32.0 (24) 10.5 (22) <0.001
Heredity FHS 50.7 (38) 21.1 (44) <0.001
Any positive SPTa 46.3 (25) 33.0 (69) 0.069
Living conditions
Current living
 House 86.1 (62) 79.6 (156)  
 Apartment 13.6 (10) 20.4 (40) 0.108
Single parent household 8.0 (6) 10.2 (21) 0.581
Father smoke 13.5 (10) 13.7 (28) 0.967
Mother smoke 10.8 (8) 18.2 (37) 0.139
Parental socioeconomic status
Professionals 33.2 (24) 24.4 (51)  
Self employed 4.0 (3) 6.2 (13)  
Intermediate non-manual 26.7 (20) 30.6 (64)  
Assistant non-manual 9.3 (7) 11.5 (24)  
Manual workers 14.7 (11) 11.5 (24)  
Manual workers service 8.0 (6) 10.0 (21)  
Unemployed 1.3 (1) 3.3 (7) 0.714
  1. aBased on 54 children with food hypersensitivity and 209 children without food hypersensitivity who took part in skin prick testing