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Table 3 Long term effect of mode of childbirth on disease activity

From: Effect of childbirth on the course of Crohn's disease; results from a retrospective cohort study in the Netherlands

  Inactive luminal disease prior to pregnancy n = 93 Active luminal disease prior to pregnancy n = 21
Mode of childbirth Vaginal delivery n (%) Caesarean section n (%) Vaginal delivery n (%) Caesarean section n (%)
  64 (69) 29 (31) 13 (62) 8 (38)
Progression Crohn's disease ≤ 2 years post partum: 30 (47) 13 (45) 12 (92) 7 (88)
   - Yes 30 (47) 14 (48) 1 (8) 1 (12)
   - No 4 (6) 2 (7) 0 (0) 0 (0)
   - Not applicable     
  1. † Delivery less than one year ago or data missing