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Table 4 Demographic characteristics of patients in the grass pollen study

From: Early nonreactivity in the conjunctival provocation test predicts beneficial outcome of sublingual immunotherapy

  1000 UA/day Placebo
Reaction No reaction
Patient population
n 35 9 38
Male
n 18 3 21
% 51.4 33.3 55.3
Female
n 17 6 17
% 48.6 66.7 44.7
Mean age
yr 39.31 40.11 37.63
SD 12.19 11.94 13.10
Mean duration of rhinitis
yr 18.86 22.78 23.03
SD 12.94 13.07 12.54
Bronchial asthma
n 2 0 4
% 5.7   10.5
Atopic dermatitis
n 0 0 0
% 0 0 0
Grass pollen
n All
% 100
Rye pollen
n 34 9 37
% 97.1 100 97.4
Hazel pollen
n 9 2 11
% 25.7 22.2 28.9
Ambrosia
n 4 0 6
% 11.4 0 15.8
Birch pollen
n 11 2 16
% 31.4 22.2 42.1
Mugwort
n 7 2 11
% 20.0 22.2 28.9
House dust mite
n 4 2 8
% 11.4 22.2 21.1
Cat dander
n 7 1 5
% 20.0 11.1 13.2
Dog dander
n 7 3 6
% 20.0 33.3 15.8
Alternaria
n 1 1 2
% 2.9 11.1 5.3
  1. SD standard deviation, UA unit of allergen