TABLE 4

Multivariate Predictors of FA Characteristics

Convincing FA Versus No FAPhysician-Confirmed FA Versus Convincing FASevere FA Versus Mild-to-Moderate FAMultiple FA Versus Single FA
OR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
Race and/or ethnicity (versus white, non-Hispanic)
 Asian American, non-Hispanic1.00.8–1.40.70.4–1.31.00.6–1.81.9*1.1–3.3*
 African American, non-Hispanic1.41.1–1.71.20.8–1.90.90.5–1.42.0*1.3–2.8*
 Hispanic1.20.9–1.41.00.7–1.40.90.7–1.30.90.7–1.3
 Multiracial and/or other1.10.8–1.31.10.7–1.81.00.7–1.41.00.7–1.6
Sex
 Female versus male1.00.9–1.21.00.7–1.20.6*0.5–0.8*1.10.9–1.4
Age in y (versus 0–1 y)
 12.8*1.9–4.2*1.30.6–2.81.10.5–2.30.60.3–1.3
 23.3*2.0–5.3*0.80.3–1.70.80.4–1.60.50.2–1.2
 3–52.4*1.7–3.3*0.90.4–1.81.20.6–2.20.80.4–1.7
 6–101.9*1.4–2.6*1.50.8–2.90.90.5–1.60.50.2–1.1
 11–131.6*1.1–2.2*1.40.7–2.61.20.6–2.20.60.3–1.3
 14–171.6*1.1–2.2*1.10.6–2.11.40.7–2.50.50.2–1.0
Household income (versus <$25 000/y)
 $25 000–$49 9991.20.9–1.61.00.6–1.70.70.4–1.11.00.6–1.5
 $50 000–$99 9991.21.0–1.51.40.9–2.20.70.5–1.11.10.7–1.6
 $100 000–$149 9991.31.0–1.71.30.8–2.20.3*0.2–0.5*1.00.7–1.6
 >$150 0001.00.7–1.51.30.7–2.60.70.4–1.21.30.7–2.2
Geographic location (versus Midwest)
 West1.00.8–1.20.80.6–1.31.10.7–1.61.00.7–1.5
 South1.00.8–1.21.00.7–1.41.00.7–1.50.80.6–1.2
 Northeast1.10.9–1.40.70.4–1.10.80.5–1.31.20.8–1.9
One or more physician-confirmed FA1.6*1.1–2.1*1.5*1.2–2.0*
Multiple FA versus 1 FA1.5*1.1–2.0*2.4*1.8–3.1*
Current epinephrine prescription5.1*3.8–6.9*2.6*1.9–3.4*1.10.8–1.5
One or more lifetime ED visit1.9*1.4–2.5*1.8*1.4–2.3*1.6*1.3–2.1*
One or more severe FA1.6*1.2–2.1*2.4*1.8–3.1*
Physician-diagnosed comorbidities (versus absence of that condition)
 Asthma3.2*2.7–3.8*1.20.9–1.61.6*1.2–2.1*1.4*1.1–1.8*
 Atopic dermatitis and/or eczema1.9*1.4–2.4*1.51.0–2.30.80.6–1.21.20.8–1.7
 Eosinophilic esophagitis2.50.8–7.51.70.7–4.20.60.2–2.42.7*1.1–6.7*
 Allergic rhinitis2.3*1.9–2.7*1.7*1.3–2.3*1.10.9–1.51.5*1.1–1.9*
 Insect sting allergy2.5*1.8–3.4*1.30.7–2.61.00.7–1.61.7*1.0–2.9*
 Latex allergy7.9*5.5–11.3*1.50.9–2.51.10.7–1.71.20.8–1.9
 Medication allergy1.9*1.4–2.4*1.00.6–1.60.90.6–1.40.90.6–1.4
 Urticaria and/or chronic hives2.9*1.4–6.0*0.80.3–2.21.50.7–3.22.0*1.0–3.9*
 Other chronic condition2.3*1.6–3.3*1.50.9–2.51.6*1.1–2.5*0.90.6–1.4
  • —, not applicable.

  • * Two-sided P < .05