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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with celiac disease

From: Determinants of health-related quality of life in patients with celiac disease: a structural equation modeling

Variable Total (n = 170) Male (n = 67) Female (n = 103) p value
Age (years) 37.57 ± 9.59 36.12 ± 10.44 38.9 ± 9.04 0.19
Education status n (%)     
 ≤ Diploma 97 (57.05) 33 (49.2) 64 (62.1) 0.07
 College 73 (42.9) 34 (50.7) 39 (37.8)  
Marital status n (%)     
 Single 51 (30.0) 28 (41.7) 23 (22.3) 0.004
 Married 119 (70.0) 39 (58.2) 80 (77.6)  
Employed 83 (48.8) 50 (74.6) 33 (32.03) < 0.001
Disease duration (year) 4.52 ± 3.36 4.28 ± 3.66 4.65 ± 3.19 0.54
Family history of CD, n (%) 13 (7.6) 6 (8.9) 7 (6.7) 0.79
CDAT score 15.55 ± 4.04 14.29 ± 3.59 16.26 ± 4.13 0.005
Adherence to diet 40 (23.5) 22 (32.8) 18 (17.4) 0.10
Presence of comorbidities, n (%) 51 (30) 21 (31.9) 30 (29.1) 0.41
GSRS score 30.18 ± 20.54 27.70 ± 19.96 31.59 ± 20.85 0.30
PCS 235.26 ± 92.88 266.27 ± 87.54 217.71 ± 91.70 0.004
MCS 218.01 ± 87.84 240.81 ± 90.57 205.10 ± 84.09 0.02
  1. GSRS, Gastrointestinal Symptom Rating Scale; PCS, physical component summary; MCS, mental component summary; CDAT, celiac disease adherence test