Table 1

 Clinical profiles of Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) patients

CDUC
*Assessment of disease activity using Crohn’s disease activity index (CDAI) in CD and clinical activity index (CAI) in UC.
5-ASA, 5-aminosalicylic acid, SASP, salicylazosulphapyridine.
No of patients1010
Sex (F/M)4/66/4
Age (y) (mean (range))33.0 (21–51)39.4 (22–70)
Disease activity*
    CDAI (mean (range))224.8 (165–324)
    CAI (mean (range))9.2 (5–16)
Medication
    5-ASA or SASP98
    Steroid23
    Azathioprine31