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Table 2 Participants' characteristics – disease related information (self reported)

From: Determinants of female sexual function in inflammatory bowel disease: a survey based cross-sectional analysis

  Group A – clinical Group B – DCCV
  Crohn's disease Ulcerative colitis Crohn's disease Ulcerative colitis
Disease duration (median) 9.0 yrs 6.0 yrs 13.0 yrs 9.0 yrs
Disease onset > 40 yrs 14 (16%) 3 (13%) 7 (6%) 6 (7%)
Disease onset < 18 yrs 16 (18%) 3 (13%) 28 (22%) 15 (17%)
Active disease 38 (42%) 19 (80%) 28 (22%) 31 (35%)
Mild disease course 22 (26%) 5 (23%) 44 (36%) 32 (37%)
Severe disease course 35 (42%) 7 (32%) 45 (37%) 21 (24%)
Past resecting surgery 38 (42%) 1 (4%) 73 (57%) 10 (11%)
Ostomy 10 (11%) 1 (4%) 13 (10%) 4 (5%)
Ileocecal resection 27 (30%)   48 (37%)  
Perianal disease, current 19 (22%)   26 (21%)  
Perianal disease, ever 23 (27%)   36 (28%)  
Currently on steroids 39 (44%) 11 (48%) 35 (28%) 25 (28%)
Other immunosuppression 18 (20%) 6 (25%) 43 (34%) 19 (21%)
Total/substantial Colitis   14 (64%)   44 (49%)
Left sided colitis   5 (23%)   29 (33%)
Proctitis only   3 (14%)   16 (18%)
Small bowel only 14 (19%)   25 (20%)  
Large bowel only 14 (19%)   37 (29%)  
Combined disease 41 (56%)   61 (48%)  
Upper Gi Involvement 4 (5%)   5 (4%)  
N 90 24 129 93
  1. Not all categories shown for most variables, missing values not reported