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Table 5 The percentage of subjects with self-reported symptoms and IgE-sensitization for common foods, divided into symptoms from the gastrointestinal tract (GI-tract), skin, lower and upper airways, anaphylaxis and other symptoms (as described and encoded in Table 2)

From: Prevalence of food hypersensitivity in relation to IgE sensitisation to common food allergens among the general adult population in West Sweden

  GI (%) Skin (%) Lower airways (%) Upper airways (%) Anaphy-laxis (%) Other (%) Total (%)
Total
Symptoms 15.0 2.7 1.6 0.6 0.1 1.6 18.0
Symptoms and IgE 4.9 1.2 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.2 5.9
Almond
Symptoms 2.7 0.7 0.4 0.1 # 0.1 4.0
Symptoms and IgE 0.7 0.1 # # # # 0.8
Brazil nut
Symptoms 2.7 1.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 4.7
Symptoms and IgE 0.2 0.2 0.2 # 0.1 # 0.7
Egg
Symptoms 1.2 # 0.1 # # # 1.3
Symptoms and IgE 0.2 # 0.1 # # # 0.3
Fish
Symptoms 0.2 0.1 # # # # 0.3
Symptoms and IgE # # # # # # #
Hazel nut
Symptoms 6.5 1.7 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.2 9.6
Symptoms and IgE 4.2 0.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 5.9
Milk
Symptoms 6.2 0.1 0.2 # # 0.97 7.5
Symptoms and IgE 0.1 # # # # # 0.1
Milk a
Symptoms 0.1 0.2 0.3 # # 0.4 0.99
Symptoms and IgE # # # # # # #
Peanut
Symptoms 2.1 1.1 0.5 # # 0.1 3.8
Symptoms and IgE 0.5 # # # # # 0.5
Soy
Symptoms 0.3 # # # # # 0.3
Symptoms and IgE # # # # # # #
Wheat
Symptoms 1.4 # 0.1 # # 0.1 1.6
Symptoms and IgE # # # # # # #
Wheat b
Symptoms # # 0.1 # # # 0.1
Symptoms and IgE # # # # # # #
  1. #: < 0.01%
  2. aLactose intolerance symptoms excluded
  3. bGluten intolerance symptoms excluded