Table 1: Population characteristics.

BoysGirlsTotal 𝑃 -value
𝑁 = 2 2 2 𝑁 = 2 5 8 𝑁 = 4 8 0

Age11.812.512.2.004
Serum total IgE60.441.049.3.008
High IgE53 (26.4)44 (20.0)97 (23.0).121
Asthma20 (9.0)24 (9.3)44 (9.2).912
Hay fever54 (24.3)58 (22.5)112 (23.3).634
Atopic dermatitis57 (25.7)74 (28.7)131 (27.3).461
Positive skin prick test50 (22.9)41 (16.3)91 (19.4).068