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Table 1 Frequency and duration of symptoms prior to diagnosis of coeliac disease.

From: Impact of symptoms on quality of life before and after diagnosis of coeliac disease: results from a UK population survey

Symptom: Number (%) reporting symptoms
(of 777 respondents)
Duration of symptoms (years)
  Number % (95% CI) Mean (95% CI)
Any symptom 771 99 (98, 100) 13.2 (12.1, 14.4)
Abdominal pain/bloating 556 71 (67, 74) 7.9 (7.0, 8.7)
Diarrhoea 553 70 (67, 73) 6.9 (6.1, 7.8)
Anaemia 509 65 (61, 680 11.5 (10.5, 12.6)
Chronic fatigue 488 62 (59, 650 7.1 (6.3, 7.9)
Weight loss 479 61 (57, 640 5.5 (4.7, 6.2)
Flatulence 368 47 (43, 50) 9.5 (8.6, 10.4)
Mouth ulcer 236 30 (27, 33) 11.2 (10.1, 12.3)
Headache 232 30 (26, 33) 10.3 (9.3, 11.3)
Joint pain 220 28 (25, 31) 8.2 (7.4, 9.0)
Skin rash 208 26 (23, 30) 9.9 (8.9, 10.9)
Constipation 207 26 (23, 29) 12.6 (11.5, 13.6)
Depression 185 24 (21, 27) 9.2 (8.3, 10.1)
Other symptoms 163 21 (18, 24) 5.4 (4.8, 6.1)
Osteoporosis 91 12 (10, 14) 7.7 (6.7, 8.6)
Ataxia 39 5 (3, 7) 6.1 (5.2, 6.9)
No symptoms 6 1 (0, 2)