TABLE 4

Numbers, Proportions, and 90th Percentile Values for Serum IgE Antibody Levels for Peanut, Egg, Milk, and Shellfish Among Children 1 to 17 Years of Age in the United States in 2005–2006

FoodUnweighted No.Weighted No., MillionsProportion, Estimate ± SE, %90th Percentile, Estimate (95% CI), kU/L
Peanut3396.59.3 ± 0.811.1 (7.0–17.3)
Egg2364.76.7 ± 0.62.2 (1.4–3.1)
Milk4618.512.2 ± 0.92.0 (1.7–2.5)
Shrimpa1931.15.2 ± 0.6b
  • The data source was the NHANES.

  • a Shrimp IgE levels were measured for children ≥6 years of age.

  • b Reliable estimates could not be made because of small sample size.