Table 2

Relationship between time period for diagnosis and delay from first celiac disease symptoms to diagnosis

Age 20-39 years

Age 40-59 years



Males

(n = 142)

Females

(n = 148)

Males

(n = 105)

Females (n = 150)





Diagnosis yeara

HRb

CIc

HR

CI

HR

CI

HR

CI






< 1990

1

-

1

-

1

-

1

-

1990-1999

1.04

0.65-1.7

1.58

1.0-2.5*

0.81

0.47-1.4

1.29

0.78-2.1

2000-2004

1.71

1.0-2.9*

1.91

1.2-3.2*

1.27

0.71-2.3

1.70

1.0-2.8*

2005-2009

1.36

0.80-2.3

1.54

0.95-2.5

1.20

0.69-2.1

1.46

0.90-2.4


a Cox proportional hazard using those diagnosed before 1990 as comparable group.

b Exponential of the hazard rate.

c Confidence interval.

* Significant difference at 5% level compared to diagnosis before 1990.

Norström et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2011 11:118   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-11-118

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