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Regional variation in infant hypoallergenic formula prescriptions in Australia

Mullins, Raymond; Clark, Sunday; Camargo, Carlos A


There is little information on the regional distribution of food allergy in Australia. We examined the influence of latitude (a marker of sunlight/vitamin D status) on food allergy, as measured by 2007 infant hypoallergenic formula (IHF) prescription rates in children ages 0-2 yrs. Data were compiled from the 52 statistical divisions in mainland Australia plus the island of Tasmania (n = 53 observations). Data from the Australian Department of Health and Aging and the Australian Bureau of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3038.2009.00962.x


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