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Table 1 Prevalence of Peanut Allergy in Various Population-Based Surveys

From: Food Allergy--Lessons from Asia

Country Prevalence%, 95% Confidence Interval No. Surveyed, Response Rate Age of Population, yrs Study Year Reference
United States 0.4* 2998 < 18 1997 Sicherer et al[59]
  0.8* 2948 < 18 2002 Sicherer et al[31]
United Kingdom 1.2** 1218/1456 4 1993-1994 Tariq et al[32]
  1.5** 1273/2878 3-4 1997-1999 Grundy et al[33]
  1.8** (1.1-2.7) 957 4-5 2003-2005 Hourihane et al[34]
Canada 1.5** (1.2-1.9) 4339/7768 7 2000-2005 Kagan et al[35]
France 1 33,110/44,000 < 0-60 1997 Kanny 2001[36]
Singapore 0.3, 0.014** 6765/8072 14-15 2005-2006 Gerez et al[30]
  1. *Based on nationwide telephone survey with standardized questionnaire.
  2. **Taking into account SPTs, for Singapore study only done in a subcohort.