Table 1

 Demographic characteristics and disease history

Budesonide once daily (n=58)Budesonide twice daily (n=61)Prednisolone (n=58)
MeanRangeMeanRangeMeanRange
Sex ratio (M/F)21/3728/3323/35
Age (years)3617–713820–713619–70
Weight (kg)6341–1186335–946139–93
CDAI277121–476274107–465279202–458
Disease duration (years)8.30–307.90–376.70–27
Current exacerbation (months)4.00–467.60–985.50–65
Previous resection (Y/N)28/3027/3434/24
Time since resection (years)5.80–225.30–234.60–13