Statistics for Allergies

Prevalence Rates of Allergies

Food allergies cause about 30,000 severe allergic reactions every year in the United States.

Source: NIH News in Health (NIH)1

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The rate of food allergic reactions are high—about one each year for allergic children, according to a 2012 NIAID-funded study.

Source: NIAID (NIH)2

Survival Rates for Allergies

Food allergies cause about 30,000 severe allergic reactions and 150 deaths every year in the United States.

Source: NIH News in Health (NIH)3

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References

  1. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ 2008/ May/ docs/ 01features_01.htm
  2. Source: NIAID (NIH): niaid.nih.gov/ diseases-conditions/ treatment-living-food-allergy
  3. Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ 2008/ May/ docs/ 01features_01.htm

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