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Table 1 Diagnostic classification of 2028 referrals to the Peninsula Allergy Service over 8 years

From: Complexity of case mix in a regional allergy service

Diagnostic classification N % Mean Age (SD) % Female
1. Type I hypersensitivity 866 42.7 38 (15.4) 66%
2. Chronic idiopathic (spontaneous) urticaria and/or angioedema 882 43.5 46 (17.1) 71%
3. ?Type I hypersensitivity (no trigger found) 171 8.4 47 (16.2) 71%
4. Physical/viral-induced urticaria 51 2.5 38 (16.2) 69%
5. Non-allergic symptoms 32 1.6 47 (15.1) 63%
6. Type IV hypersensitivity 16 0.8 39 (15.2) 100%
7. ACE inhibitor sensitivity 10 0.5 66 (10.9) 70%
TOTAL 2028 100% 41 (17.6) 68%
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