Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics among patients randomly assigned to autofluorescence imaging (AFI) and white-light endoscopy (WLE) as the first examination technique
CharacteristicRandomisationp Value
AFI first (n = 25)WLE first (n = 25)
Male, n (%)17 (68%)14 (56%)0.382
Mean age, years (SD)50 (11)51 (13)0.889
Duration of median ulcerative colitis, years (IQR)16 (12–21)14 (12–20)0.651
History of neoplasia, n (%)3 (12%)4 (16%)1.0
Primary sclerosing cholangitis, n (%)3 (12%)4 (16%)1.0
Disease-modifying drug use, n (%)23 (92%)18 (72%)0.138
Good colon preparation, n (%)14 (56%)20 (80%)0.069