TABLE 2

Prevalence of Most Common FAs by Age

All Children<1 y1 y2 y3–5 y6–10 y11–13 y14–17 y
%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI
Any FA7.67.1–8.12.82.1–3.78.86.7–11.410.07.2–13.78.37.1–9.88.07.2–8.97.56.5–8.87.16.3–7.9
Peanut2.22.0–2.50.60.3–0.92.21.5–3.02.41.6–3.62.11.7–2.62.62.2–3.12.31.6–3.22.11.6–2.7
Tree nut1.21.1–1.40.20.1–0.60.70.4–1.11.10.5–2.21.31.0–1.81.41.1–1.71.61.2–2.10.90.7–1.2
Walnut0.60.5–0.80.10.0–0.30.10.1–0.30.60.2–1.80.60.4–1.01.00.7–1.30.70.5–1.00.40.3–0.6
Almond0.70.6–0.80.20.1–0.50.40.2–0.70.80.3–2.00.70.5–1.00.80.6–1.00.70.5–0.90.60.5–0.9
Hazelnut0.60.5–0.70.00.0–0.20.40.2–0.70.60.2–1.80.60.4–1.10.70.5–1.00.80.5–1.20.40.3–0.5
Pecan0.60.5–0.70.0N/A0.40.2–0.70.70.2–1.90.50.4–0.80.80.6–1.00.70.5–1.00.50.4–0.8
Cashew0.70.6–0.80.10.0–0.50.40.2–0.70.90.4–2.00.60.4–0.90.80.6–1.00.90.7–1.30.50.4–0.7
Pistachio0.50.4–0.60.10.0–0.20.40.2–0.70.60.2–1.80.40.2–0.60.70.5–0.90.80.5–1.10.40.2–0.5
Other tree nut0.00.0–0.10.0N/A0.00.0–0.20.0N/A0.10.0–0.40.00.0–0.10.10.0–0.10.00.0–0.1
Milk1.91.7–2.31.50.9–2.33.32.1–5.24.32.2–8.32.82.1–3.81.91.5–2.51.10.8–1.61.10.9–1.4
Shellfish1.31.1–1.50.20.1–0.50.40.3–0.81.10.6–2.21.10.7–1.71.51.1–1.91.51.2–1.91.51.1–2.0
Shrimp1.00.8–1.10.00.0–0.20.30.1–0.50.70.3–1.60.90.5–1.41.10.9–1.51.20.9–1.51.10.9–1.4
Lobster0.60.5–0.70.20.1–0.40.30.2–0.60.40.1–1.50.50.3–1.10.60.4–1.00.60.4–0.80.60.5–0.9
Crab0.60.5–0.80.10.0–0.40.20.1–0.40.10.0–0.30.70.4–1.40.70.5–1.00.70.5–0.90.80.6–1.0
Mollusk0.60.5–0.80.10.0–0.40.20.1–0.40.60.2–1.60.60.3–1.20.70.5–1.00.60.5–0.90.80.5–1.3
Other shellfish0.10.0–0.10.0N/A0.00.0–0.20.20.0–1.30.00.0–0.10.10.0–0.20.10.0–0.20.10.0–0.2
Egg0.90.7–1.10.40.2–0.72.01.0–4.11.40.8–2.41.30.8–1.90.90.6–1.31.00.7–1.40.50.3–0.7
Fin fish0.60.4–0.90.10.0–0.20.60.2–1.30.60.2–1.60.50.2–1.10.60.4–0.90.50.4–0.80.60.4–0.9
Wheat0.50.4–0.70.40.2–1.10.50.2–1.31.00.4–2.20.50.2–1.50.50.3–0.80.50.3–0.70.40.3–0.6
Soy0.50.4–0.60.40.2–0.81.50.5–3.90.90.4–1.90.60.2–1.60.50.3–0.80.30.2–0.50.20.1–0.3
Sesame0.20.2–0.30.10.1–0.30.40.2–1.10.20.0–1.20.20.1–0.40.30.2–0.40.10.1–0.30.10.1–0.3
Prevalence of specific allergies among children with FA
 Peanut29.026.3–32.020.212.1–31.624.616.8–34.524.515.2–37.125.120.0–31.132.828.2–37.830.523.1–39.129.523.8–36.1
 Tree nut15.813.9–17.99.04.0–18.98.04.8–13.110.95.3–21.315.911.6–21.517.614.3–21.621.316.3–27.413.310.4–17.0
 Walnut8.37.0–9.93.91.3–11.01.60.6–4.06.12.0–17.07.24.6–11.112.39.3–16.09.16.5–12.66.24.5–8.6
 Almond8.77.5–10.25.61.9–15.54.62.5–8.68.23.3–18.98.15.6–11.69.97.6–12.89.16.6–12.58.96.5–12.2
 Hazelnut7.76.3–9.41.60.4–6.54.42.4–8.16.42.2–17.47.54.4–12.69.46.8–12.910.26.6–15.55.53.9–7.8
 Pecan7.96.6–9.40.0N/A4.52.3–8.46.82.4–17.86.54.3–9.89.87.4–12.89.36.6–13.07.55.1–10.7
 Cashew8.67.3–10.13.30.6–15.64.02.1–7.68.63.7–19.07.45.1–10.59.57.2–12.512.28.7–16.87.45.4–10.0
 Pistachio6.75.5–8.12.30.7–7.24.42.2–8.56.22.1–17.14.62.8–7.38.36.0–11.210.06.8–14.55.03.5–7.2
 Other tree nut0.50.2–0.90.0N/A0.30.0–2.40.0N/A1.00.2–5.10.30.1–0.70.80.3–1.70.40.2–0.8
 Milk25.422.2–28.853.039.7–65.837.825.4–52.043.526.6–62.133.625.9–42.224.419.5–30.014.910.8–20.216.012.6–20.1
 Shellfish16.914.8–19.27.13.0–16.05.12.8–8.911.55.8–21.513.08.4–19.618.414.6–22.920.216.0–25.221.316.7–26.8
 Shrimp12.610.9–14.51.60.4–5.43.01.5–5.77.13.0–16.110.26.4–16.114.310.9–18.415.411.8–20.015.612.4–19.4
 Lobster7.46.0–9.05.82.1–15.13.51.7–6.94.21.1–14.56.43.1–12.88.15.5–11.68.15.8–11.39.06.6–12.1
 Crab8.26.8–9.94.71.4–14.62.21.1–4.71.10.4–2.78.64.6–15.78.76.0–12.79.06.5–12.211.08.3–14.4
 Mollusk8.36.7–10.33.00.6–14.52.20.9–5.06.12.3–15.27.03.6–13.38.55.9–12.28.55.9–12.011.97.9–17.5
 Other shellfish0.80.5–1.40.0N/A0.50.1–2.21.90.3–12.40.40.2–1.10.70.2–2.20.70.2–2.51.20.5–2.7
 Egg11.99.8–14.413.57.6–23.022.812.0–39.114.17.7–24.415.010.1–21.710.87.5–15.312.89.0–17.86.64.8–9.1
 Fin fish7.15.7–8.92.60.8–7.56.42.8–13.96.02.2–15.46.22.9–13.07.85.3–11.47.15.0–10.07.95.1–12.1
 Wheat6.65.0–8.614.96.0–32.36.02.5–14.09.94.3–21.46.62.4–16.86.44.0–10.26.23.9–9.65.43.6–8.0
 Soy6.24.7–8.315.48.5–26.416.66.6–35.88.63.8–18.56.92.6–17.06.54.3–9.63.62.1–6.13.02.1–4.2
 Sesame2.72.1–3.64.61.8–10.94.91.8–12.52.30.4–11.12.71.5–5.03.32.0–5.51.80.9–3.52.11.2–3.7
  • N/A, not applicable.