Alergia alimentaria y su asociación con dermatitis atópica autorreportada en adultos jóvenes en Lima-Perú

Translated title of the contribution: Food allergy and its association with self-reported atopic dermatitis in young adults in Lima-Peru

María José Rojas-Puell, Fernando M. Runzer-Colmenares, Danna Salazar-Gastelú, Flor Santa Cruz-De Lama, Alejandra Medina-Hernández

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Abstract

Objective: To specify the association between atopic dermatitis and food allergies in students of Human Medicine in a private university in Lima-Peru. Methods: An observational, analytical, cross-sectional study that included 355 students of human medicine between the ages of 18 and 25 years, of a private university in Lima-Peru, through a virtual survey. The data were analyzed using Fisher's technique, Student's T test, and Poisson regression. Results: In a model that was adjusted by age and sex, having atopic dermatitis was associated with 5.53 times the probability of having food allergies (95 % confidence interval, 3.12-9.79). Conclusion: There was an association between the precedent of atopic dermatitis and reported food allergies in 28.95 % of the students of human medicine of a private university in Lima-Peru.

Translated title of the contributionFood allergy and its association with self-reported atopic dermatitis in young adults in Lima-Peru
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)233-241
Number of pages9
JournalRevista Alergia Mexico
Volume68
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2021

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