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Table 1 Number of patients and prevalence figures

From: Sensitization to secretoglobin and lipocalins in a group of young children with risk of developing respiratory allergy

Number of children (entry/1 year/2 years) 304/270/242   
Physician diagnosed Number of children (%)   
Atopic dermatitis (at entry) 210 (71)   
Having symptoms for
Food allergy (at entry) 259 (88)   
Egg allergy (at entry) 232 (79)   
Milk allergy (at entry) 128 (44)   
Wheat allergy (at entry) 75 (26)   
History of prolonged cough 62 (21)   
Patients by sex (missing # = 2) Girls Boys  
106 (36) 193 (64)  
Bronchial asthma (after 2 year) 49 (20)   
Bronchial asthma (anytime during follow up) 67 (~24)   
Age in month (at entry)/(sdv) 13.4/(5.5)   
Pet ownership (at entry) Dog: 28 (9) Cat: 4 (1) Dog and cat: 31 (10)
Pet ownership (any time) Dog: 38 (13) Cat: 11 (4) Dog and cat: 42 (14)
  Sensitization
Prevalence and 95% CI %a and total # tested (>0.35 kUA/L)
Entry (n = 304) 1 year (n = 270) 2 years (n = 242)
Allergen extracts
m3 Aspergillus 3.6 (1.8–6.4) 4.4 (2.3–7.6) 9.9 (6.5–14.3)
m6 Alternaria 1.3 (0.4–3.3) 1.5 (0.4–3.7) 5.0 (2.6–8.5)
g3 Orchard grass 4.3 (2.3–7.2) 15.2 (11.1–20.0) 27.7 (22.2–33.8)
t24 Japanese cypress 3.0 (1.4–5.6) 12.6 (8.9–17.2) 32.8 (26.9–39.1)
f1 Egg white 86.2 (81.8–89.9) 83.7 (78.8–87.9) 85.1 (80.0–89.4)
f2 Milk 54.6 (29.5–40.5) 56.3 (50.2–62.3) 57.0 (50.5–63.3)
f4 Wheat 44.4 (38.7–50.2) 45.2 (39.1–51.3) 50.4 (43.9–56.9)
e1 Cat 18.8 (14.5–23.6) 25.2 (20.1–30.8) 33.5 (27.6–39.8)
e3 Horse d 6.3 (3.7–9.9)a 5.4 (3.0–9.0)b 7.4 (4.4–11.6)c
e5 Dog d 36.8 (31.4–42.5) 44.4 (38.4–50.6) 47.1 (40.7–53.6)
w1 Comm ragw 4.6 (2.6–7.6) 17.4 (13.1–22.5) 26.0 (20.6–32.0)
t17 Japanese cedar 3.9 (2.1–6.8) 24.4 (19.4–30.0) 51.7 (45.2–58.1)
d1 D.pteronyssinus 30.6 (25.5–36.1) 57.8 (51.6–63.7) 74.8 (68.8–80.1)
  Prevalence and 95% CI %a and total # tested (>0.1 kUA/L)
Allergen components
Bos d 6 (Milk) 22.7 (18.1–27.8) 25.6 (20.5–31.2) 24.0 (18.7–29.9)
Can f 1 (Dog) 18.4 (14.2–23.2) 20.7 (16.1–26.1) 26.4 (21.0–32.5)
Can f 2   7,6 (4.9–11.1) 11.5 (7.9–15.9) 14.5 (10.3–19.5)
Can f 3   9.5 (6.5–13.4) 12.2 (8.6–16.7) 12.8 (8.9–17.7)
Can f 5   8.2 (5.4–11.9) 10.0 (6.7–14.2) 12.0 (8.2–16.8)
Fel d 1 (Cat) 13.2 (9.6–17.5) 16.3 (12.1–21.3) 25.2 (19.9–31.2)
Fel d 2   8.6 (5.7–12.3) 12.2 (8.6–16.7) 12.0 (8.2–16.8)
Fel d 4   9.9 (6.8–13.8) 9.3 (6.1–13.4) 15.7 (11.4–20.9)
Equ c 1 (Horse) 7.6 (4.9–11.1)a 8.5 (5.5–12.5)b 10.7 (7.2–15.3)c
  1. an = 271
  2. bn = 257
  3. cn = 230