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Table 1 Characteristics of pediatric patients transported to the ED with anaphylaxis

From: Proceedings of AllerGen 2019 Research Conference

Variable (%, 95% CI) N = 421
Province
 Quebec 79.1% (74.8%, 82.8%)
 Ontario 20.9% (17.2%, 25.2%)
 Prospective 79.6%
 Age at reaction (median, IQR) 4.5 (1.5, 10.6)
 Sex (% males) 62.2% (57.4%, 66.8%)
Trigger
 Food 84.1% (73.5%, 80.7%)
 Venom 4.3% (0.4%, 7.6%)
 Drug 6.2% (2.2%, 9.3%)
 Other 6.2% (2.2%, 9.3%)
 Unknown 8.6% (4.3%, 11.5%)
Location of reaction
 Home 55.8% (51.0%, 60.8%)
 School/daycare 20.2% (15.5%, 25.3%)
 Work 0% (0.0%, 5.1%)
 Restaurant 4.2% (0.0%, 9.3%)
 Other 17.5% (12.8%, 22.6%)
 Unknown 2.5% (0.0%, 7.6%)
Time to reach healthcare facility
 Less than 1 h 86.9% (84.0%, 90.1%)
 Between 1 and 3 h 10.4% (7.4%, 13.6%)
 More than 3 h 1.7% (0.0%, 4.9%)
 Unknown 1.0% (0.0%, 4.2%)
Brought to healthcare facility by
 Ambulance 40.8% (35.9%, 46.1%)
 Family member 48.9% (44.1%, 54.2%)
 Taxi 2.0% (0.0%, 7.3%)
 Walked 0.7% (0.0%, 6.0%)
 Other 3.9% (0.0%, 9.2%)
 Unknown 3.7% (0.0%, 9.0%)