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Table 1 Percentages meeting TILT/CI criteria by group

From: Mast cell activation may explain many cases of chemical intolerance

Group n % female Age
Mean (± se)
% meeting criteria for TILT/CIc
CI-exposure event a 96 49% 49 (11) 89%
CI-no event a 90 82% 51 (12) 81%
Implant a 87 50% 50 ( 9) 75%
MCAS group b 147 89% 41 (14) 59%
Gulf Veterans a 72 11% 40 (10) 49%
Controls a 76 68% 43 ( 9) 7%
  1. a From Miller and Prihoda [38]
  2. b MCAS clinical group (Sept 2017 to April 2018)
  3. c Scores ≥ 40 on both the QEESI Chemical Exposures and Symptom Severity Scales qualify as CI