Table 1

Demographic/quantitative variables

Variable Placebo (n=160) Olsalazine (n=167)
Age (y)38.4  (1.1)40.0  (1.1)
Weight (kg)68.8 (1.2)69.0 (1.1)
Age at first diagnosis of CD (y)31.9 (1.1)32.9 (1.0)
Time since first diagnosis of CD (y)6.56 (0.59)7.18 (0.54)
No months of continous clinical remission prior to treatment21.97 (1.97)20.91 (2.0)
CDAI total prior to treatment55.8 (3.3)59.8 (3.4)
No bowel movement/day prior to treatment1.9 (0.1)2.1 (0.1)
No liquid/soft stools in a week prior to treatment6.4 (0.6)7.6 (0.7)
  • Values are mean (SEM).

  • CDAI, Crohn's disease activity index.