Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Butyrate inhibits interleukin-17 and generates Tregs to ameliorate colorectal colitis in rats

Characteristics Control (N = 10) UC (N = 7) p Value
Male/female (%) 5/5(50/50) 3/4(43/57) p > 0.05
Median (IQR) age (years) 47(31–50.5) 47(31–50.5) p > 0.05
Median (IQR) duration of disease (years) NA 5(2–6.5) NA
Median (IQR) BMI 25(23–26.5) 26(21–27) p > 0.05
Medication NA   NA
5-Aminosalicylic acid (%)   7(100)  
Azathioprine (%)   4(57)  
Corticosteroids (%)   2(29)  
Anti-TNF (%)   1(19)  
Disease activity NA   NA
Remission (SCCAI Score < 5)   3(43)  
Active (SCCAI Score ≥ 5)   4(57)  
  1. Groups were compared by non-parametric analyses
  2. BMI body mass index, NA not applicable
  3. p < 0.05 was considered significant