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Table 1 Characteristics of study subjects

From: Association between bisphenol A diglycidyl ether-specific IgG in serum and food sensitization in young children

  Number (%) P value
All Boys Girls
Number 98 (100) 59 (100) 39 (100)  
Birth weight (g)
 < 2500 9 (9) 4 (7) 5 (13)  
 ≥ 2500 89 (91) 55 (93) 34 (87) 0.477
Feeding
 Breast milk 52 (53) 29 (49) 23 (59)  
 Breast milk/formula 46 (47) 30 (51) 16 (41) 0.410
Number of siblings
 0 56 (57) 33 (56) 23 (59)  
 1 32 (33) 20 (34) 12 (31) 0.823
 ≥ 2 10 (10) 6 (10) 4 (10) 1.000
Wheezing
 No 78 (79) 48 (81) 30 (77)  
 Yes 20 (20) 11 (19) 9 (23) 0.617
Atopic dermatitis
 No 89 (91) 52 (88) 37 (95)  
 Yes 9 (9) 7 (12) 2 (5) 0.310
Allergic rhinitis
 No 89 (91) 52 (88) 37 (95)  
 Yes 9 (9) 7 (12) 2 (5) 0.310
Smoking habits of parents
 No 42 (43) 27 (46) 15 (38)  
 Yes 56 (57) 32 (54) 24 (62) 0.535
Allergic history of parents
 None 11 (11) 5 (8) 6 (15)  
 Either 57 (58) 35 (59) 22 (56) 0.341
 Both 30 (31) 19 (32) 11 (28) 0.476
BADGE-specific IgG
 Not detected 78 (80) 47 (80) 31 (79)  
 Detected 20 (20) 12 (20) 8 (21) 0.269
  1. Detected: > 0 µg/mL
  2. P values were obtained by performing a Fisher’s exact test