Journal article

Risk perception and knowledge of COVID-19 in patients with celiac disease

Jamie Zhen, Juan Pablo Stefanolo, Maria de la Paz Temprano, Caroline L Seiler, Alberto Caminero, Enrique De-Madaria, Miguel Montoro Huguet, Vivas Santiago, Sonia Isabel Niveloni, Edgardo Gustavo Smecuol, Luis Uzcanga Dominguez, Elena Trucco, Virginia Lopez, Carolina Olano, Pasquale Mansueto, Antonio Carroccio, Peter H Green, Donald Duerksen, Andrew S Day, Jason A Tye-Din Show all

WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY | BAISHIDENG PUBLISHING GROUP INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: We recently demonstrated that the odds of contracting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in patients with celiac disease (CeD) is similar to that of the general population. However, how patients with CeD perceive their COVID-19 risk may differ from their actual risk. AIM: To investigate risk perceptions of contracting COVID-19 in patients with CeD and determine the factors that may influence their perception. METHODS: We distributed a survey throughout 10 countries between March and June 2020 and collected data on demographics, diet, COVID-19 testing, and risk perceptions of COVID-19 in patients with CeD. Participants were recruited through various celiac associations, clinic vi..

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