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Table 1 demographic and anthropometric characteristics of celiac patients and healthy population

From: Comparison of diet quality between celiac patients and non-celiac people in East Azerbaijan-Iran

VariablesCeliac patients (n = 120)Healthy people (n = 464)P-value*
Age (years)36.7 ± 8.637.9 ± 9.50.2
Sex (M:F)37 (32.1)/78 (67.8)206 (44.3)/258 (55.6)0.02
Weight (kg)63.2 ± 10.973.0 ± 13.3< 0.001
Height (cm)163.0 ± 9.8164.4 ± 12.90.2
Waist circumference84.0 ± 12.590.9 ± 13.4< 0.001
Hip circumference98.4 ± 10.0103.0 ± 11.6< 0.001
BMI (kg/m2)23.8 ± 3.727.4 ± 9.2< 0.001
Underweight8 (7.00)14 (3)0.2
Normal weight66 (57.4)142 (30.6)< 0.001
Overweight/obese41 (35.7)284 (61.2)< 0.001
Energy intake (Kcal/day)2324 ± 961.43445 ± 1459< 0.001
  1. BMI body mass index
  2. *P-value of independent t-test