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Socio-economic status, geographic remoteness and childhood food allergy and anaphylaxis in Australia

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

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Summary Background The risk factors for food allergy (FA) and anaphylaxis remain uncertain. Objective We examined the association between socio-economic status (SES), geographic remoteness and childhood FA and anaphylaxis in Australia. Methods Sales of infant hypoallergenic formulae (IHF; 2008-2009) and EpiPens (2006-2007) in children aged 0-4 years and hospital anaphylaxis admission rates (2002-2006) in age groups 0-4, 5-14, 15-24, 25-64 and 65+ years were used as proxy markers of FA and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64476
Source: Clinical and Experimental Allergy
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2222.2010.03573.x

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