Table 2: Gender differences in types of allergy and allergic reaction in the asthmatic swimmers.

Physician-diagnosed asthmaWomen 30Men 27 value

Animal allergy19/3016/270.696
Pollen allergy13/3017/270.138
Home dust allergy6/3011/270.87
Food allergy8/307/270.949
Allergic reaction in eyes12/3010/270.819
Allergic reaction as runny nose17/3012/270.357
Allergic reaction on skin4/306/270.378
Other types of allergic reactions7/307/270.820

Significant difference.