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Table 2 Prevalence of skin test sensitization to aeroallergens for all children and distribution according age group

From: Minimum number and types of allergens for a skin prick test panel in Thai children with allergic respiratory diseases

  Total 2 to < 6 years 6 to < 12 years 12–18 years
(N = 688) (N = 241) (N = 317) (N = 130)
Sensitization rate 458 (66.57) 134 (55.60) 220 (69.40) 104 (80.00)
Der p 398 (57.85) 114 (47.30) 194 (61.20) 90 (69.23)
Der f 379 (55.09) 107 (44.40) 186 (58.68) 86 (66.15)
German cockroach 124 (18.02) 30 (12.45) 52 (16.40) 42 (32.31)
American cockroach 117 (17.01) 25 (10.37) 49 (15.46) 43 (33.08)
Cat 81(11.77) 18 (7.47) 35 (11.04) 28 (21.54)
Acacia 24 (3.49) 7 (2.90) 11 (3.47) 6 (4.62)
Bermuda grass 23 (3.34) 3 (1.24) 14 (4.42) 6 (4.62)
Molds 21 (3.05) 5 (2.07) 9 (2.84) 7 (5.38)
Timothy 16 (2.33) 2 (0.83) 9 (2.84) 5 (3.85)
Dog 13 (1.89) 4 (1.66) 7 (2.21) 2 (1.54)
Careless weed 11 (1.60) 2 (0.83) 5 (1.58) 4 (3.08)
  1. Data are presented as n (%)
  2. Der p Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, Der f Dermatophagoides farinae