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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of IBD patients

From: Prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in two districts of Sri Lanka: a hospital based survey

  Ulcerative colitis (UC) (N = 240) Crohn's disease (CD) (N = 55)
Sex   
   Females 144 28
   Males 96 27
Mean age at diagnosis   
   Females 38.1 33.4
   Males 36.6 36.2
Ethnicity   
   Sinhalese 209 (89.7%) 50 (90.9%)
   Tamil 17 (7.3%) 4 (7.3%)
   Muslim 7 (3%) 1 (1.8%)
  - -
Extent of disease (UC-221)   
   Distal 113 (51.1%) -
   Left-sided 50 (22.6%) -
   Extensive 58 (26.3) -
Extent of disease (CD-55)   
   Only small intestinal involvement - 7 (12.7%)
   Only large intestinal involvement - 44 (80%)
   Large & small intestinal involvement - 4 (7.3%)
   Perianal disease - 4 (7.3%)
   Upper gastrointestinal involvement - 3 (5.5%)
Severity of disease (UC-166) (CD-45)
   Mild 97 (58.4%) 26 (57.7%)
   Moderate 49 (29.5%) 10 (22.2%)
   Severe 20 (12.2%) 9 (20%)
Extra-intestinal manifestations   
   Arthralgia and arthritis 68 (28.3%) 13 (23.6%)
   Ocular disease 22 (9.2%) 9 (16.4%)
   Skin rashes 18 (7.5%) 3 (5.5%)
   Backache 17 (7.1%) 3 (5.5%)
Positive family history 5 (2.1%) 3 (5.5%)
Surgical intervention 11 (4.6%) 10 (18.2%)