Allergy
N (%)1

Non-allergy
N (%)1

Total N (%)2

Outcome of first appointment:

 

 

 

(1) Discharged

300 (50.1%)

622 (56.1%)

922 (54.2%)

(2) Followed up in allergy clinic

149 (25.2%)

289 (26.0%)

438 (25.7%)

(3) Referred to another speciality

15 (2.5%)

79 (7.1%)

94 (5.5%)

(4) Referred for drug challenge

25(4.2%)

62 (5.6%)

87 (5.1%)

(5) Referred for immunotherapy

72 (12.2%)

0

72 (4.2%)

(6) Referred to dietician

26 (4.9%)

40 (3.6%)

67 (3.9%)

(7) Referred for food challenge

5 (0.8%)

17 (1.5%)

22 (1.3%)

Referred at any time during management:

 

 

 

(1) Referred to dietician

30 (5.1%)

59 (5.3%)

89 (5.2)

(2) Referred for immunotherapy

78 (13.2%)

0

78 (4.6)

Medication:

 

 

 

Prescribed, recommended or advice given

335 (56.6%)

430 (38.7%)

765 (44.9%)

None prescribed or recommended

257 (43.4%)

680 (61.3%)

937 (55.1%)

1Percentages are of the total patients with allergic (592) and non-allergic (1,110) final diagnoses (TableV)
2Percentages of all 1,702 patients
Table 6: Further management of all new patients following their first appointments.
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