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CDC: Food Allergy Among U.S. Children: Trends in Prevalence and Hospitalizations

Food Allergy Among U.S. Children: Trends in Prevalence and Hospitalizations. 8 pp. (PHS) 2009-1209. October 2008.

  • “In 2007, approximately 3 million children under age 18 years (3.9%) were reported to have a food or digestive allergy in the previous 12 months.

  • From 1997 to 2007, the prevalence of reported food allergy increased 18% among children under age 18 years.
  • Children with food allergy are two to four times more likely to have other related conditions such as asthma and other allergies, compared with children without food allergies.”

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