Picture of Andrea Pappalardo, MDAndrea Pappalardo, MD, and colleagues explored the associations between socioeconomic, clinical, and health care factors and food allergy (FA) related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors among caregivers of Black and White children with FA. They looked at FA knowledge assessed by scores from the Knowledge Survey, FA-related attitudes, and food-related behaviors 6 months post enrollment. Findings from this study identified socioeconomic, racial, and clinical factors associated with caregivers’ FA-related knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors.

Vincent E, Bilaver LA, Fierstein JL, Thivalapill N, Pappalardo AA, Coleman A, Robinson A, Sharma HP, Brewer A, Assa’ad AH, Jiang J, Hultquist HW, Kulkarni AJ, Choi J, Mahdavinia M, Pongracic J, Tobin MC, Warren C, Gupta RS. Associations of Food Allergy-Related Dietary Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Among Caregivers of Black and White Children With Food Allergy. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2021 Dec 3:S2212-2672(21)01510-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2021.11.017. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34871793.