Table 2

Head trauma and risk of later Celiac disease
Subgroup Head traumas, N (%) OR; 95% CI P-value P for interaction
Celiac disease Controls
Sex 0.323
Males 465 (4.2) 2,189 (4.0) 1.06; 0.95-1.17 0.292
Females 516 (2.9) 2,260 (2.5) 1.13; 1.03-1.24 0.010
Agea 0.103
<20 yrs 294 (2.5) 1,245 (2.1) 1.17; 1.03-1.32 0.013
20-39 yrs 292 (5.5) 1,315 (5.0) 1.11; 0.98-1.26 0.112
40-59 yrs 229 (3.5) 1,062 (3.3) 1.07; 0.93-1.24 0.330
60+ yrs 166 (3.0) 827 (3.1) 0.98; 0.83-1.16 0.848
Calendar perioda 0.099
-1989 77 (1.9) 256 (1.3) 1.48; 1.15-1.90 0.002
1990-1999 344 (2.9) 1,589 (2.7) 1.08; 0.96-1.21 0.215
2000-2008 560 (4.3) 2,604 (4.1) 1.07; 0.98-1.17 0.153

aAt time of celiac disease diagnosis.

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Ludvigsson and Hadjivassiliou BMC Neurology 2013 13:105   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-13-105

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