Table 2

Demographic characteristics and gastrointestinal symptoms in children undergoing celiac serologic evaluation versus those who did not
Celiac serology evaluation (n = 63) No celiac serology evaluation (n = 97) P-value
Age (years) 10.4 ± 3.9 10.6 ± 3.4 .74
BMI% 61.8 ± 28.3 64.2 ± 31.7 .64
Gender Female: 40 (63.5%) Female: 62 (63.9%) .96
Vomiting 14 (22.2%) 24 (24.7%) .71
Nausea 17 (27.0%) 22 (22.7%) .54
Constipation 26 (41.3%) 43 (44.3%) .70
Diarrhea 16 (25.4%) 18 (18.6%) .07
Bloating 10 (15.9%) 7 (7.2%) .08
Flatus 11 (17.5%) 8 (8.2%) .08
Eructation 3 (4.8%) 3 (3.1%) .59
Weight loss 7 (11.1%) 9 (9.3%) .71

Chumpitazi et al.

Chumpitazi et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2013 13:150   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-13-150

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