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Table 3 Prevalence rates of celiac disease in different populations

From: Food allergies in developing and emerging economies: need for comprehensive data on prevalence rates

Population/country Description Prevalence Reference
Egypt General pediatric population 1:187 69*
European ancestry Various countries 1:85 – 1:262 73*
India School children in Punjab, North India 1:310 71
India Children and adults in Delhi, India 1:96 72
Iran Children (i.e., control asymptomatic population) 1:118 73*
Israel Adult blood donors 1:157 73*
Kuwait Newborns over 5 yrs 1:3000 births 69*
Lebanon Hospitalized children 1:200 69*
Tunisia School children in Ariana, Tunisia 1:157 69*
Tunisia Adult blood donors 1:700 69*
Turkey School children 1:115 73*
Turkey Adult blood donors 1:87 73*
  1. * and references therein.