Table 1-1

Number of spouses with high and low baseline intestinal permeability in relation to duration of cohabitation with patients with Crohn’s disease

Normal L:MHigh
L:M
Total
Less than 10 years909
More than 10 years85* 13
Total17522
  • Permeability is expressed as the lactulose:mannitol ratio (L:M). *Increased number compared with less than 10 years; p=0.054; Fisher’s exact test.