Table 4

Effect of diagnosis on fertility rates for coeliac disease (CD) in patients diagnosed between 18 and 44 years of age*

Time intervalNumber of childrenHR95% CI
Before biopsy
 ≥5 years37041.081.04 to 1.12
 2 to 5 years8351.101.04 to 1.17
 0 to 2 years5290.630.57 to 0.70
After biopsy
 0–2 years4001.030.95 to 1.12
 2–5 years6311.020.95 to 1.10
 ≥5 years7711.121.03 to 1.21
  • * Compared with the corresponding group of women without CD.