12-month prevalence of ED visits among U.S. adults with food allergies 2016, by food

Percentage of U.S. adults with food allergies who had been to the emergency department in the past year for their food allergies as of 2016, by food type

12-month prevalence of ED visits among U.S. adults with food allergies 2016, by food This statistic depicts the percentage of adults in the U.S. with select food allergies that had visited an emergency department for their allergy within the past 12 months as of 2016. According to the data, 19.8 percent of adults with peanut allergies had visited an emergency room within the past 12 months at that time.
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Percentage of U.S. adults with food allergies who had been to the emergency department in the past year for their food allergies as of 2016, by food type

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Percentage of adults with food allergies
Sesame31.5%
Almond24.5%
Egg22.4%
Cashew21.4%
Pistachio20.9%
Pecan20.1%
Fin fish19.9%
Peanut19.8%
Hazelnut19.7%
Tree nut19.2%
Walnut18.7%
Soy18.2%
Wheat14.9%
Lobster12.5%
Mollusk12.4%
Milk12%
Crab11.3%
Shellfish11.1%
Other shellfish10.7%
Shrimp10.6%
Any food allergy8.6%
Other tree nut4.5%
Percentage of adults with food allergies
Sesame31.5%
Almond24.5%
Egg22.4%
Cashew21.4%
Pistachio20.9%
Pecan20.1%
Fin fish19.9%
Peanut19.8%
Hazelnut19.7%
Tree nut19.2%
Walnut18.7%
Soy18.2%
Wheat14.9%
Lobster12.5%
Mollusk12.4%
Milk12%
Crab11.3%
Shellfish11.1%
Other shellfish10.7%
Shrimp10.6%
Any food allergy8.6%
Other tree nut4.5%
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This statistic depicts the percentage of adults in the U.S. with select food allergies that had visited an emergency department for their allergy within the past 12 months as of 2016. According to the data, 19.8 percent of adults with peanut allergies had visited an emergency room within the past 12 months at that time.
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