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Table 2 Comparison between the prevalence of celiac disease (CD) in our sample and in the Italian pediatric population (Mustalahti et al., [12])

From: Serological screening for Celiac Disease in 382 pre-schoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  Outcome 1#
Number of subjects
Outcome 2#
Number of subjects
Total
Number of subjects
Chi-square statistic value
Group 1 Our study 10 372 382 0.0131*
Group 2 Mustalahti et al., 2010 [12] 29 2616 2645
Total 39 2988 3027
  1. *The result is significant at p <0.05
  2. 1# Children with celiac disease (CD) defined as “previously diagnosed biopsy-proven CD patients plus screening detected individuals with both anti-tTG and EMA positivity”
  3. 2# Children without CD defined as “previously diagnosed biopsy-proven CD patients plus screening detected individuals with both anti-tTG and EMA positivity”