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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Eliciting dose is associated with tolerance development in peanut and cow’s milk allergic children

Outcome Peanut allergy Cow’s milk allergy Hen’s egg allergy
N1 Allergic Tolerant p-value N1 Allergic Tolerant p-value N1 Allergic Tolerant p-value
N (%)   34 (72.34) 13 (27.66)    36 (45.00) 44 (55.00)    19 (34.55) 36 (65.45)  
EDa [mg/protein] (median, IQR)   228.23 [5.22;535.63) 577.97 [402.23;577.97] 0.010   88.38 [5.25;439.25] 1746.50 [84;2187.50] 0.001   89.18 [3.51;438.88] 886.54 [206.05;2184.78] 0.038
Follow-up in months (median, IQR)   50.50 [38;77] 43.00 [27;72]    45.00 [26;74] 23.00 [15;38]    67.00 [28;77] 37.00 [25;53]  
Agea in months (median, IQR)   74.50 [51;124] 71.00 [46;98] 0.839   33.50 [14;65] 19.50 [12;38] 0.057   49.00 [22;57] 39.00 [15;58] 0.352
Sex (%), male   20 (58.82) 7 (53.84) 0.758   25 (69.44) 25 (56.82) 0.248   11 (57.89) 28 (77.78) 0.128
Asthmaa (%) (33;13) 25 (75.76) 6 (46.15) 0.060   17 (47.22) 14 (31.82) 0.162 (18;35) 9 (50.00) 13 (37.14) 0.370
Eczemaa   32 (94.12) 12 (92.31) 0.821   31 (86.11) 39 (88.64) 0.734 (19;35) 18 (94.74) 33 (94.28) 0.945
Rhinitisa   22 (64.71) 3 (23.08) 0.016 (36;42) 6 (16.67) 9 (21.43) 0.596 (18;35) 6 (33.33) 5 (15.63) 0.155
Number of diagnosed allergies to any foods (median, IQR)°   1 [1;2] 2 [1;2] 0.516   1 [1;2] 1 [1;2] 0.254   2 [1;3] 2 [1;2] 0.485
Reaction severitya (median, IQR)   4 [2;5] 3 [3;4] 0.886   4 [2;6] 4 [1;6] 0.596   4 [3;7] 3 [2;4] 0.020
Reaction severity before diagnosis (median, IQR)   1 [0;6] 3 [0;6] 0.850   7 [4;9] 7 [4;9] 0.303   6 [2;7] 2 (0;7] 0.086
sIgEa [kU/L] (median, IQR) (29;12) 10.70 [2.58;45.90] 1.36 [.31;3.84] 0.080 (17;18) 21.65 [8.57;56.70] 2.80 [.30;6.61] 0.001 (17;18) 12.30 [2.51;32.20] 6.11 [1.07;10.30] 0.063
  1. 1N = Number of patients (allergic;tolerant); Continuous variables are presented by medians and IQRs (Inter quartile range)
  2. aMeasured/diagnosed at initial DBPCFC