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