Epinephrine prescriptions among U.S. adults with food allergies of 2016, by food type

Percentage of U.S. adults with food allergies that had epinephrine prescriptions as of 2016, by food type

Epinephrine prescriptions among U.S. adults with food allergies of 2016, by food type This statistic depicts the percentage of adults in the U.S. with select food allergies that had a current epinephrine prescription as of 2016, by food type. According to the data, 53.8 percent of adults with peanut allergies had a prescription for epinephrine.
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Percentage of U.S. adults with food allergies that had epinephrine prescriptions as of 2016, by food type

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Percentage of adults with food allergies
Sesame61.6%
Cashew59.3%
Pistachio56.8%
Pecan56.3%
Almond55.3%
Hazelnut54%
Peanut53.8%
Other tree nut52.7%
Tree nut51.5%
Walnut51%
Soy37.3%
Fin fish37.2%
Other shellfish35.9%
Egg34%
Crab32.8%
Lobster32.8%
Mollusk30.3%
Shrimp29.8%
Shellfish27.4%
Wheat24.6%
Milk24%
Any food allergy24%
Percentage of adults with food allergies
Sesame61.6%
Cashew59.3%
Pistachio56.8%
Pecan56.3%
Almond55.3%
Hazelnut54%
Peanut53.8%
Other tree nut52.7%
Tree nut51.5%
Walnut51%
Soy37.3%
Fin fish37.2%
Other shellfish35.9%
Egg34%
Crab32.8%
Lobster32.8%
Mollusk30.3%
Shrimp29.8%
Shellfish27.4%
Wheat24.6%
Milk24%
Any food allergy24%
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This statistic depicts the percentage of adults in the U.S. with select food allergies that had a current epinephrine prescription as of 2016, by food type. According to the data, 53.8 percent of adults with peanut allergies had a prescription for epinephrine.
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