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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study groups

From: Investigation of potential early Histologic markers of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease

Feature IBD (n = 22) Comparison (n = 20)
Mean age (years) 8.9 9.8
Age range (years) 0–16 0–16
Male/female ratio 0.29 0.33
Diagnosis: Ulcerative Colitis 10 n/a
  Crohn’s Disease 11 n/a
  Indeterminate Colitis 1 n/a
Mean time from first biopsy to diagnosis (months) 23.2 n/a
Range of time from first biopsy to diagnosis (months) 3–72 n/a