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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the GPs and the patient characteristics at T1

From: The feasibility of an allergy management support system (AMSS) for IgE-mediated allergy in primary care

  Intervention group (n = 36) Control group (n = 39)
GPs
Sex, n (m/f) 25/11 28/11
Households in community, n (< 20,000/> 20,000) 23/13 27/12
  Intervention group (n = 58) Control group (n = 42)
Patients
Sex, n (m/f) 18/39b 13/29
Age, mean in years (SD) 28.7 (18.6) 28.5 (17.9)
Age, n (child/adult) 20/38 16/26
Diagnosis by GP, n (%)a
 Allergic rhinitis 36 (62) 24 (57)
 Asthma 11 (19) 10 (24)
 Eczema 5 (9) 4 (10)
 Bee/wasp allergy 0 0
 Medication allergy 0 2 (5)
 Latex allergy 0 0
 Food allergy 9 (16) 8 (19)
 No preliminary diagnosis 3 (5) 3 (7)
 Other 12 (21) 6 (14)
Medication prescribed by GP, n (%) 33 (57) 28 (67)
Other management recommendations by GP, n (%) 29 (50) 21 (50)
Referred by GP, n (%) 3 (5) 3 (7)
  1. aMore than one category was possible
  2. bOne missing