Journal of Allergy / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Quality of Life, Stress, and Mental Health in Parents of Children with Parentally Diagnosed Food Allergy Compared to Medically Diagnosed and Healthy Controls

Table 1

Symptoms and foods (/%) related to food allergy reported by parents (% is out of the number of foods or symptoms reported by each group).

FoodsParental diagnosis
()
Medical diagnosis ()SymptomsParental diagnosis
()
Medical diagnosis
()

Peanuts16 (22.5)17 (9.1)Runny/itchy/congested nose 15 (9.9)79 (14.5)
Other nuts11 (15.5)17 (9.1)Coughing/sneezing 6 (3.9)28 (5.2)
Cow’s milk12 (16.9)49 (26.3)Itchy skin19 (12.5)37 (6.8)
Eggs11 (15.5)27 (14.5)Skin rash/eczema/scabby skin 45 (29.6)108 (19.9)
Fish4 (5.6)7 (3.8)Dry skin 13 (8.6)35 (6.4)
Shellfish2 (2.8)5 (2.7)Diarrhoea5 (3.3)38 (7.0)
Soya/wheat10 (14.1)31 (16.7)Vomiting 6 (3.9)37 (6.8)
Fruit2 (2.8)20 (10.8)Swelling of face/tongue 4 (2.6)40 (7.4)
Vegetables2 (2.8)10 (5.4)Bloated stomach 10 (6.6)33 (6.1)
Sesame03 (1.6)Abdominal pain11 (7.2)42 (7.7)
Chocolate1 (1.4)0Wheezing/breathlessness/ asthma/tight chest 18 (11.8)66 (12.2)

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