Table 6: Association between cutaneous allergy to latex and other variables.


Association between cutaneous allergy to latex and other variables (n = 240)

Variables r p
Hand erythema and discomfort during work .507 <0.001
Eczema or cracked skin within 2 days after use of latex gloves .442 <0.001
Immediate erythema after use of latex gloves .650 <0.001
Suspected allergic reaction to latex .716 <0.001
Internal organ allergy to latex .416 <0.001
Latex wheal (n = 50) 0.392 0.005
Positive patch test to latex (n = 48) 0.514 <0.001