Table 3.

Characteristics of Clinical Presentation of Different Types of Anaphylaxis in 95 Episodes

Presenting SymptomsFood AnaphylaxisExercise AnaphylaxisDrug AnaphylaxisVenom Anaphylaxis
Food
Dep
Food
Indep
OR
(95% CL)
PExercise
Dep
Exercise
Indep
OR
(95% CL)
PDrug
Dep
Drug
Indep
OR
(95% CL)
PVenom
Dep
Venom
Indep
OR
(95% CL)
P
Gastrointestinal22 /542 /4113.41.0011 /923 /86NS1 /1023 /85NS0 /1124 /84U.04
(41%)(4.8%)(2.72, 123.27)(11%)(27%)(10%)(27%)(0%)(29%)
Skin41 /5433 /41NS9 /965 /86NS8 /1066 /85NS10 /1164 /84NS
(76%)(80%)(100%)(76%)(80%)(78%)(91%)(76%)
Respiratory43 /5432 /41NS9 /966 /86NS9 /1066 /85NS9 /1166 /84NS
(80%)(78%)(100%)(77%)(90%)(78%)(82%)(79%)
Cardiovascular9 /5414 /410.39<.052 /921 /86NS5 /1018 /85NS4 /1119 /84NS
(17%)(34%)(0.15, 0.95)(22%)(24%)(50%)(21%)(36%)(23%)
  • Abbreviations: Dep, dependent; Indep, independent; OR, odds ratio; CL, confidence limit; NS, not significant; U, the odds ratio is undefined.