TABLE 3

Adjusted Risk Factors for Wheat Allergy

CharacteristicsAdjusted OR (95% CI)a
Age exposed to cereal grains (wheat, barley, rye, oats)
    0–6 mo1.00
    ≥7 mo3.8 (1.18–12.28)
Age exposed to rice cereal
    0–6 mo1.00
    ≥7 mo1.6 (0.46–5.23)
Breastfeeding duration, 1-mo increase1.05 (1.00–1.11)
Any food allergy before 6 mo of age
    No1.00
    Yes7.6 (2.67–21.9)
Family history of allergic disorders
    No1.00
    Yes3.9 (1.40–10.88)
  • a All variables were included simultaneously in the logistic-regression model.