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Infant feeding practices and nut allergy over time in Australian school entrant children

Paton, Jessica; Kljakovic, Marjan; Ciszek, Karen; Ding, Pauline


Aim. To measure the association between infant feeding practices and parent-reported nut allergy in school entrant children. Method. The Kindergarten Health Check Questionnaire was delivered to all 110 Australian Capital Territory (ACT) primary schools between 2006 and 2009. Retrospective analyses were undertaken of the data collected from the kindergarten population. Results. Of 15142 children a strong allergic reaction to peanuts and other nuts was reported in 487 (3.2%) and 307 (3.9%),...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Pediatrics 2012 (2012): article ID 675724
DOI: 10.1155/2012/675724


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