Table 7: Association between latex internal organ allergy and other variables.


Association between latex internal organ allergy and other variables (n = 240)

Variables r p
Hand erythema and discomfort during work .308 <0.001
Eczema or cracked skin within 2 days after use of latex gloves .360 <0.001
Immediate erythema after use of latex gloves .316 <0.001
Suspected allergic reaction to latex .342 <0.001
Cutaneous allergic reaction to latex .416 <0.001
Latex wheal (n = 50) 0.387 0.005
Positive patch test to latex (n = 48) 0.516 <0.001