Table 5

Logistic regression models for presence of gadolinium (Gad) lesions by allergy type

VariableNew Gad lesion n (%)No new Gad Lesion n (%)UnadjustedAdjusted*
OR95% CIP valuesOR95% CIP values
Any allergy
 Known allergy67 (13)449 (87)1.711.003 to 2.9220.04861.781.018 to 3.1140.0431
 NKA19 (8)218 (92)
Environmental allergy
 Known allergy43(13)284 (87)1.740.984 to 3.0660.05671.690.934 to 3.0620.0830
 NKA19(8)218 (92)
Food allergy
 Known allergy23 (25)110 (75)2.401.253 to 4.5930.00832.531.253 to 5.1120.0096
 NKA19 (8)218 (92)
Drug allergy
 Known allergy37 (11)293 (89)1.450.811 to 2.5880.21061.540.833 to 2.8580.1676
 NKA19 (8)218 (92)
  • *The multivariate model adjusted for sex, age at symptom onset, disease category (progressive vs relapsing), percentage of time on disease-modifying therapy and disease duration.

  • NKA, no known allergy.