What risk factors might predispose me to ear infections?

Rarely food. The idea that 94% of ear infections in children are caused by food intolerances or allergies is not proven by any scientifically valid research.Is this possible--yes. Common---no.
Many. Risk factors for ear inf. Are smoking, not nursing, allergies, drinking from a bottle while lying down, drinking milk. When 100 children with chronic ear inf. Had certain foods removed from the diet, 94% stopped having inf. No. 1 food was dairy, no. 2 was wheat.