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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: The impact on quality of life on families of children on an elimination diet for Non-immunoglobulin E mediated gastrointestinal food allergies

Variable Data
Number of patients 123
Gender 84 boys (68.3%)
38 girls (31.7%)
Age 20 month [IQR: 9 to 67.5]
Number of foods eliminated
 1 29 (23.6%)
 2 33 (26.8%)
 3 16 (13%)
 4 23 (18.7%)
 ≥5 22 (17.9%)
Type of eliminationa
 HF Only 14 (11.4%)
 MES or MES+ 11 (9%)
 MEWS or MEWS+ 33 (26.8%)
 MS or MS+ 30 (24.4%)
 Other 15 (12.2%)
 Single 20 (16.3%)
Atopic co-morbidities
 Eczema 60/122 (49%)
 Asthma 36/122 (30%)
 Allergic Rhinitis 25/122 (20%)
 Nasal congestion 85/122 (70%)
 At least one atopic feature 105/122 (86%)
  1. aHF – hypoallergenic formula, MES – milk, egg soya, MEWS – milk, egg, soya, wheat, MS – milk, soya