Skip to main content

Table 3 Likelihood of development of tolerance in those who reported symptoms while breastfeeding compared to those who developed symptoms from direct ingestion of egg, milk, and peanut

From: Exploration of parent-reported food allergy symptoms via breastmilk exposures and likelihood to develop tolerance

  Egg allergy (n = 620) OR (95% CI) p-value
Current (n = 484) Outgrown (n = 136)
n (%) n (%)
Parent-reported symptoms while breastfeeding
 Yes 60 (87%) 9 (13%) 0.46 (0.21–1.01) 0.053
 No 424 (77%) 127 (23%) Reference
  Milk allergy (n = 589) OR (95% CI) p-value
Current (n = 451) Outgrown (n = 138)
n (%) n (%)
Parent-reported symptoms while breastfeeding
 Yes 119 (78%) 34 (22%) 1.13 (0.70–1.81) 0.614
 No 332 (76%) 104 (24%) Reference
  Peanut allergy (n = 898) OR (95% CI) p-value
Current (n = 873) Outgrown (n = 25)
n (%) n (%)
Parent-reported symptoms while breastfeeding
 Yes 50 (100%) 0 (0%)
 No 823 (97%) 25 (3%)
  1. Adjusted for age, sex, maternal race, presence of household pet, and annual household income