The United States of Allergies
How being born in the U.S. makes you more prone to hay fever — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures
Percentage of U.S.-born kids with one allergic disease
Percentage of foreign-born kids with one allergic disease
Years of living in the U.S. that caused foreign-born kids to have significantly higher odds of developing allergies
Lauren Hansen is the multimedia editor at TheWeek.com. A graduate of Kenyon College and Northwestern University, she started her career in arts publishing and has since worked at media outlets including the BBC and Frontline.
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