Table 1

Seroprevalence of undetected coeliac disease using antiendomysial antibody (EMA) and human antitissue transglutaminase (tTGA) tests by age and sex

Age <55 yAge 55–64 yAge ⩾65 yTotal
MalesFemalesMalesFemalesMalesFemalesMalesFemales
Values are number (%, 95% confidence intervals).
EMA, antiendomysial antibody; tTGA, human antitissue transglutaminase antibody.
EMA+ve12 (1.1, 0.6–1.9)25 (1.4, 0.9–1.9)12 (1.3, 0.7–2.3)18 (1.3, 0.8–2.0)6 (0.6, 0.2–1.2)14 (1.1, 0.6–1.8)30 (1.0, 0.7–1.4)57 (1.3, 1.0–1.7)
EMA+ve +  tTGA+ve10 (0.9, 0.4–1.7)20 (1.1, 0.7–1.8)11 (1.2, 0.6–2.1)16 (1.2, 0.6–2.1)6 (0.6, 0.2–1.2)14 (1.1, 0.6–1.8)27 (0.9, 0.6–1.3)50 (1.1, 0.8–1.5)
Total (n)1087174492513841071131630834444