Table 3: Association between latex patch test positivity and other variables.


Association between latex patch test positivity and other variables (n = 48)

Variables r R 2 p
Attenuation of adverse symptoms after use of latex-free gloves .249 .087
Sneezing, eye itching, nasal congestion after latex exposure .558 .311 <0.001
Breathlessness attack after latex exposure .505 .255 0.001
Facial itching, angioedema, or erythema after latex exposure .632 .399 <0.001
Breathlessness attack after toy balloon blowing .353 .125 0.016
Positive patch test to adhesive −.060 .679
Erythema after latex provocation test .449 .201 0.002