Table 1—

Characteristics of study population

nM/FAge at diagnosis (years)Age at evaluation (years)
Probands10962/479.4 ± 4.213.0 ± 4.9
Relatives screened10042/5829.0 ± 15.5
Relatives interviewed312159/15329.0 ± 16.4
Control subjects*7841/3714.9 ± 10.4
  • Data are n or means ± SD.

  • *

    * The 120,000 17-year-old youths (Israel Defense Forces draft board) served as an additional control population for celiac disease.