Journal of Allergy / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Exploring Perceptions and Experiences of Food Allergy among New Canadians from Asia

Table 4

Family and friends’ attitudes towards food allergy.

AttitudeFamilyFriends
Number of participants
(% of the total)
Mentions
(% of the total)
Number of participants
(% of the total)
Mentions
(% of the total)

Surprise4 (22)7 (14)1 (22)1 (3)
Skeptical7 (39)8 (16)3 (17)4 (13)
Scared2 (11)2 (4)00
Quick acceptance4 (22)4 (8)3 (17)3 (10)
Slow acceptance5 (28)8 (16)2 (11)2 (6)
Disappointment001 (6)1 (3)
Supportive/cautious13 (72)19 (39)13 (72)20 (65)
Other1 (6)1 (2)00

Total18a (100)49 (100)18a (100)31 (100)

This is not equal to the sum of the numbers in the column due to multiple responses.