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Table 2 Clinical characteristics, location, and behavior of the disease in patients with active and inactive Crohn’s disease, based on Levine et al. [8]

From: A snapshot of the nutritional status of Crohn’s disease among adolescents in Brazil: a prospective cross-sectional study

  Active CD Inactive CD G1
Mean time of disease duration (years) ± SD 1.14 ± 1.06 2.83 ± 3.34 NS
Mean age of onset of symptoms (years) ± SD 14.4 ± 3.7 14.1 ± 3.7 NS
Mean age at diagnosis (years) ± SD 15.6 ± 2.38 14.5 ± 3.66 NS
Mean PCDAI ± SD 18.3 ± 10.8 26.2 ± 11.4 7.0 ± 7.1  
Location, n (%)    
  L1(distal 1/3 ileum/limited cecal disease) 8 (36) 11 (38) NS
  L2(colonic) 3 (14) 7 (24) NS
  L3(ileocolonic) 11 (50) 11 (38) NS
  L4 a (upper disease proximal to ligament of Treitz) 0 0  
  L4b (upper disease distal to ligament of Treitz and proximal to distal 1/3 ileum 0 0  
Behavior, n (%)    
  B1: non-stricturing non-penetrating 16 (73) 25 (86) NS
  B2: structuring 2 (9) 0 NS
  B3: penetrating 4 (18) 4 (14) NS
  B2B3: both penetrating and stricturing disease, either at the same or different times 0 0  
  p: perianal disease modifier 2 (9) 0 NS
  1. CD Crohn’s disease, SD standard deviation, G1 group I vs. group II