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Table 3 Adjusted ORs (aORs) for sIgE and sIgG4 prevalences among patients diagnosed with bronchial asthma, upper airway disorders (such as rhinosinusitis and rhinitis) or atopic dermatitis for food allergens

From: Allergen-specific IgE and IgG4 patterns among patients with different allergic diseases

Allergens Asthma versus Upper Airway Disorders Asthma versus Dermatitis Upper Airway Disorders versus Dermatitis
aOR 95% CI aOR 95% CI aOR 95% CI
sIgE to food allergens
 Animal food allergens
  Egg white 1.782 (0.977;3.25) 1.693 (0.976;2.939) 0.950 (0.55;1.64)
  Cow milk 1.526 (0.518;4.499) 0.645 (0.253;1.646) 0.423 (0.168;1.066)
  α-lactalbumin, cow milk 1.057 (0.289;3.866) 0.527 (0.165;1.686) 0.499 (0.181;1.374)
  β-lactoglobulin, cow milk 3.264 (0.286;37.209) 0.852 (0.183;3.96) 0.261 (0.033;2.049)
  Casein, cow milk 1.227 (0.363;4.149) 0.875 (0.293;2.619) 0.714 (0.26;1.962)
  Codfish 3.560 (1.215;10.432) 2.646 (1.039;6.739) 0.743 (0.237;2.329)
 Plant food allergens
  Wheat flour 1.442 (0.464;4.483) 1.935 (0.64;5.85) 1.342 (0.472;3.811)
  Peanut 1.455 (0.528;4.01) 1.290 (0.494;3.367) 0.887 (0.345;2.278)
  Hazelnut (f) 2.874 (1.059;7.798) 1.626 (0.687;3.847) 0.566 (0.202;1.587)
  Carrot 1.075 (0.587;1.969) 3.089 (1.449;6.584) 2.873 (1.388;5.946)
  Apple 0.789 (0.506;1.23) 3.164 (1.927;5.195) 4.011 (2.535;6.346)
  Peach 0.772 (0.179;3.327) 1.863 (0.392;8.866) 2.413 (0.609;9.561)
sIgG4 to inhalant allergens
 Animal food allergens
  Egg white 0.297 (0.091;0.973) 2.305 (1.06;5.014) 7.762 (2.666;22.6)
  Cow milk 1.001 (0.557;1.803) 1.493 (0.841;2.653) 1.490 (0.878;2.531)
  α-lactalbumin, cow milk 0.865 (0.537;1.395) 1.262 (0.789;2.02) 1.458 (0.94;2.264)
  β-lactoglobulin, cow milk 1.105 (0.688;1.776) 1.765 (1.106;2.818) 1.597 (1.048;2.437)
  Casein, cow milk 1.213 (0.76;1.939) 2.037 (1.273;3.262) 1.678 (1.1;2.56)
  Codfish 1.288 (0.623;2.663) 3.841 (1.613;9.151) 2.981 (1.285;6.92)
 Plant food allergens
  Wheat flour 1.164 (0.75;1.809) 1.960 (1.262;3.044) 1.683 (1.128;2.512)
  Peanut 0.974 (0.622;1.524) 1.823 (1.134;2.931) 1.871 (1.206;2.905)
  Hazelnut (f) 0.919 (0.594;1.425) 1.971 (1.257;3.093) 2.144 (1.418;3.243)
  Carrot 1.261 (0.68;2.338) 2.137 (1.08;4.232) 1.694 (0.878;3.269)
  Apple 1.090 (0.667;1.781) 2.004 (1.171;3.43) 1.838 (1.112;3.041)
  Peach 1.348 (0.774;2.351) 2.593 (1.428;4.711) 1.923 (1.088;3.4)
  1. aORs were calculated using logistic regression analysis with the age and gender as covariates