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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population.

From: Assessing health-related quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, in Crete, Greece

  Crohn's disease Ulcerative colitis Total
Total number of patients 54 81 135
Age median, years (range) 39 (16–84) 41 (21–84)  
<60 42 (77.5%) 62 (76.6%) 104 (77.0%)
≥ 60 12(22.5%) 19 (23.4%) 31 (23.0%)
Smoking habits    
Never smoked 20 (37.1%) 51 (62.9%) 71 (52.6%)
Ex smoker 10 (18.5%) 17 (20.9%) 27 (20.0%)
Present smoker 24 (44.4%) 13 (16.2%) 37 (27.4%)
Civil status    
Married 38 (70.4%) 60 (74.1%) 98 (72.6%)
Single 12 (22.2 %) 14 (17.3%) 26 (19.2%)
Divorced 1 (1.9%) 2 (2.5%) 3 (2.3%)
Widowed 3 (5.5%) 5 (6.1%) 8 (5.9%)
Duration of IBD, years (mean) 6.5 8.4  
Disease Activity    
Minor symptoms 42 (77.8%) 68 (84%) 110 (81.5%)
Severe symptoms 12 (22.2%) 13 (16%) 25 (18.5%)
Hospitalized 12 (22.2%) 12 (15%) 24 (17.8%)