อ่านพบจาก Harvard Medical School
Scientists estimate that more than 12 million Americans have food allergies. That's one in 25, or 4 percent of the population.
The incidence of food allergy is highest in young children - one in 17 among those under age 3.
About 3 million children in the U.S. have food allergies.
Food allergy is believed to be the leading cause of anaphylaxis (ภาวะภูมิแพ้ที่ไวต่อโปรตีน )outside the hospital setting, causing an estimated 50,000 emergency department visits each year in the U.S.