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Box S1. Database: Ovid MEDLINE(R) In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations and Ovid MEDLINE(R).

Table S1. The main features, main results of frequency of FA, and overall risk of bias assessment of the studies included in the systematic review on the epidemiology of FA in Europe: studies published 1 January 2000–30 September 2012.

Table S2. Quality assessment of studies included in the systematic review: included studies 1 January 2000–30 September 2012.

Table S3. Frequency of self-reported food allergy in Europe: estimates from studies published between 1 January 2000 and 30 September 2012.

Table S4. Frequency of sensitization (positive skin prick test [SPT], immunoglobulin E [IgE]) to at least one food allergen in Europe: estimates from studies published between 1 January 2000 and 30 September 2012.

Table S5. Frequency of clinician-diagnosed food allergy (based on symptoms and sensitization and convincing clinical history or food challenge in Europe: estimates from studies published between 1 January 2000 and 30 September 2012.

Table S6. Frequency of objectively verified food allergy in Europe by food challenge: estimates from studies published between 1 January 2000 and 30 September 2012.

Figure S1. Pooled lifetime prevalence of self-reported food allergy stratified by age (PANEL 1) and geographical region (PANEL 2) in studies published in Europe between January 2000 and September 2012.

Figure S2. Pooled point prevalence of specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) positivity to at least one food allergen stratified by age (PANEL 1) and geographical region (PANEL 2) in studies published in Europe between January 2000 and September 2012.

Figure S3. Pooled point prevalence of skin prick test (SPT) positivity to at least one food allergen stratified by age (only studies among children were available) (PANEL 1) and geographical region (PANEL 2) in studies published in Europe between January 2000 and September 2012.

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