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Table 1 Demographics and medical history of the patients included

From: Refractory chronic urticaria in adults: clinical characterization and predictors of severity

Variable Population cohort (n = 61)
Age
 Median, years (min, max) 44.5 (18, 84)
Gender
 Women 73.8% (n = 45)
Years since urticaria diagnosis
 < 1 year 78.7% (n = 48)
 2–5 years 9.8% (n = 6)
 6–10 years 8.2% (n = 5)
 > 10 years 3.2% (n = 2)
Comorbidities 57.4% (n = 31)
 Allergic diseases
  Asthma and rhinitis 32.8% (n = 20)
  Rhinitis 29.5% (n = 18)
  Asthma 21.3% (n = 13)
  Food allergy 3.3% (n = 2)
  Atopic dermatitis 1.64% (n = 1)
 Autoimmune diseases
  Autoimmune thyroid disease 11.5% (n = 7)
  Psoriatic arthritis 1.64% (n = 1)
  Cardiometabolic
   Arterial hypertension 19.7% (n = 12)
   Diabetes 6.6% (n = 4)
   Obesity 4.9% (n = 3)
   History of acute myocardial infarction 1.64% (n = 1)
 Psychiatric disease
  Depression and/or anxiety disorder 78.7% (n = 48)
 Malignant diseases
  Follicular thyroid tumor 1.64% (n = 1)
  1. Please note that some patients present several comorbidities