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Table 1 Linear regression analyses for children with specialist-diagnosed food allergy, by age group (n = 63)

From: Health-related quality of life worsens by school age amongst children with food allergy

HRQL Unadjusted Model 1 Model 2
B 95% CI p value B 95% CI p value B 95% CI p value
Overall
 0–5 years Ref    Ref    Ref   
 6–12 years 1.21 0.61–1.82 <0.001 0.71 0.18–1.23 0.01 0.60 0.05–1.16 0.04
FA
 0–5 years Ref    Ref    Ref   
 6–12 years 1.51 0.93–2.09 <0.01 1.06 0.52–1.61 <0.001 1.09 0.50–1.67 0.001
EI
 0–5 years Ref    Ref    Ref   
 6–12 years 1.27 0.67–1.88 <0.001 0.76 0.21–1.31 0.008 0.66 0.07–1.24 0.03
SDL
 0–5 years Ref    Ref    Ref   
 6–12 years 0.94 0.18–1.69 0.02 0.39 − 0.35–1.13 0.30 0.20 − 0.58–0.97 0.61
  1. 95% CI 95th percent confidence interval, EAI epinephrine autoinjector, EI emotional impact, FA food anxiety, HRQL health-related quality of life, SDL social and dietary limitations
  2. Adjusted for symptom severity, EAI prescription and number of concomitant allergic diseases
  3. Adjusted for symptom severity, EAI prescription, number of concomitant allergic diseases and region