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Table 5 Likelihood of development of multiple food allergies in those with parent-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 = 586) OR (95% CI) p-value
Additional food allergies (n = 568) No additional food allergies (n = 18)
n (%) n (%)
Parent-reported symptoms while breastfeeding
 Yes 69 (100%) 0 (0%)
 No 499 (97%) 18 (3%)
  Milk allergy (n = 561) OR (95% CI) p-value
Additional food allergies (n = 511) No additional food allergies (n = 50)
n (%) n (%)
Parent-reported symptoms while breastfeeding
 Yes 139 (94%) 9 (6%) 1.89 (0.88–4.02) 0.101
 No 372 (90%) 41 (10%) Reference
  Peanut allergy (n = 855) OR (95% CI) p-value
Additional food allergies (n = 736) No additional food allergies (n = 119)
n (%) n (%)
Parent-reported symptoms while breastfeeding
 Yes 44 (94%) 3 (6%) 2.36 (0.72–7.76) 0.157
 No 692 (86%) 116 (14%) Reference
  1. Adjusted for age, sex, maternal race, presence of household pet, and annual household income. Data presented for all subjects with non-missing data for predictor of interest and co-variates