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Table 1 Characteristics of the two groups of patients

From: Risk of anaphylaxis in patients with large local reactions to hymenoptera stings: a retrospective and prospective study

  Males/females Mean age (years) Age range (years) Culprit insect
Group 1 (retrospective, SRs) 396 patients 298/98 46.8 8–86 180 Vespula spp.
114 Polistes spp.
36 Vespa crabro
66 Apis mellifera
Group 2 (prospective, LLRs) 81 patients 58/23 38.5 8–77 38 Vespula spp.
33 Polistes spp.
10 Apis mellifera