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Table 2 Demographic characteristics and clinical history by group

From: Cognitive-behavioural therapy has no effect on disease activity but improves quality of life in subgroups of patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a pilot randomised controlled trial

  +CBT SC
  n = 90 n = 84
  n (%)
Gender Male 40 (44.4) 54 (64.3)
Speaks language other than English at home Yes 5 (5.6) 6 (7.1)
Marital status Married/de facto 59 (65.6) 50 (59.5)
Employment status Full-time work 38 (42.7) 33 (39.3)
  Part-time work 16 (18) 15 (17.9)
Education Year 12 completed 28 (31.1) 21 (25)
  Bachelor’s degree 23 (25.6) 17 (20.2)
IBD subtype Crohn’s disease 58 (64.4) 49 (58.3)
Hospital admissions for IBD Yes 52 (60.5) 50 (61)
Operations for IBD Yes 43 (48.9) 31 (37.8)
Suffers from other chronic illness Yes 48 (53.9) 49 (61.3)
   Mean (SD)
Age In years 46.5 (15.7) 51.9 (16.9)
Years with IBD symptoms   16.1 (12.1) 14.3 (11.7)
Years since diagnosis   11.8 (10.4) 11.7 (11.8)
Number of IBD specialists   2.6 (1.6) 2.6 (1.9)
How long with current specialist In years 5.7 (6.2) 5.5 (6.1)
How long since your last flare In years 2.6 (3.9) 2.8 (6.6)
How many hospital admissions for IBD Last 5 years 4.7 (3.8) 4.7 (3.6)