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Can you tell me how common gluten intolerance and celiac disease are?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: 1/1000

The range of listed frequency is from 1/250-1/4000 births.
There is ethnic variation with a higher frequency among those of european descent.

In brief: 1/1000

The range of listed frequency is from 1/250-1/4000 births.
There is ethnic variation with a higher frequency among those of european descent.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Maybe 1% (1 in 100)

The exact prevalence (percentage of people in the population with the disease) of celiac disease is not certain.
Some people estimate the number to be about 1%, or 1 out of every 100 people. Gluten intolerance is not true celiac disease, and the number of people with gluten intolerance is also uncertain.

In brief: Maybe 1% (1 in 100)

The exact prevalence (percentage of people in the population with the disease) of celiac disease is not certain.
Some people estimate the number to be about 1%, or 1 out of every 100 people. Gluten intolerance is not true celiac disease, and the number of people with gluten intolerance is also uncertain.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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