Table 5 Incidence rates for sepsis
StratumReference*Coeliac disease
First year excluded
Any coeliac disease493/962 738 (51)†207/190 314 (109)
Coeliac disease diagnosed in childhood94/692 764 (14)34/140 921 (24)
Coeliac disease diagnosed in adulthood‡399/269 974 (148)173/49 393 (350)
Adults at end of follow-up§432/809 678 (54)184/159 144 (116)
Males248/401 846 (62)103/79 150 (130)
Females245/560 893 (44)104/111 165 (94)
First year included
Any coeliac disease613/1 062 216 (58)285/205 168 (139)
  • *Reference individuals from the general population.

  • †Figures within brackets indicate the incidence per 100 000 person-years.

  • ‡Individuals who were adults at study entry and diagnosis of coeliac disease.

  • §Individuals were adults at end of follow-up. These individuals may have been diagnosed with coeliac disease in either childhood or adulthood. Incidence figures are based on person-years both in childhood and adulthood.