Table 4: Association between erythema after latex challenge and other variables.


Association between erythema after latex challenge and other variables (n = 240)

Variables r R 2 p
Attenuation of adverse symptoms after use of latex-free gloves .168 .028 0.010
Sneezing, eye itching, nasal congestion after latex exposure .194 .038 0.003
Breathlessness attack after latex exposure .241 .058 <0.001
Facial itching, angioedema, or erythema after latex exposure .415 .0172 <0.001
Breathlessness attack after toy balloon blowing .273 .074 <0.001
Positive patch test to latex (n = 48) .449 .0201 0.002
Positive patch test to latex-free gloves (n = 48) −.065 .655