Table 1

Patients’ age and symptoms at presentation

Median ageTotal numberCases per yearAnnual incidence (per 1000 cases childhood population/year)Age <2 yearsClassic CD symptoms (%)Non-classic CD symptoms (%)Targeted screening (%)
1983–19894111.50.051 (9%)88120
1990–19987.5252.50.095 (20%)751411
1999–200485080.287 (14%)423226
2005–201114163230.823 (14%)412336
  • CD, coeliac disease.