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Table 2 Cross-referencing the prevalence of reported allergy according to sex, age and birth order

From: Prevalence of reported food allergies in Brazilian preschoolers living in a small Brazilian city

Variable Reported Allergy P
Yes No/Don’t know
Sex of child
 Female 27 (57.4%) 179 (49.0%) 0.278
 Male 20 (42.6%) 186 (51.0%)  
 Total 47 (100%) 365 (100%)  
Age of child
 Two–Three 24 (51, 1%) 163 (44.7%) 0.406
 Four–Five 23 (48.9%) 202 (55.3%)  
 Total 47 (100%) 365 (100%)  
Birth order
 First 27 (57.4%) 169 (47.9%) 0.218
 Other 20 (42.6%) 184 (52.1%)  
 Total 47 (100%) 353 (100%)  
  1. Recife, 2019