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3.4% prevalence of food allergy in urban minority children 

The most common food allergies were:

- peanut (1.6%)
- shellfish (1.1%)
- tree nuts (0.8%)

Anaphylaxis was most frequently documented for:

- peanut (15.1%)
- fish (12.5%)
- milk (11.1%)

Among food-allergic children, asthma (50%), atopic dermatitis (52%), and allergic rhinitis (49%) were common.

Fewer than 50% had testing by an allergy specialist. Most had epinephrine autoinjectors prescribed but were not prescribed food allergy action plans.

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