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Table 2 Clinical Characteristics of ASCA-positive and ASCA-negative CD disease cohort

From: ASCA and ANCA among Bedouin Arabs with inflammatory bowel disease, the frequency and phenotype correlation

Characteristic ASCA positive
n = 13 (52%)
ASCA negative
n = 12 (48%)
p-value
Age 35.0 ± 9.1 38.1 ± 11.6 0.65
Age at diagnosis 26.2 ± 6.9 27.6 ± 9.8 0.89
Gender-male 8 (61.5) 7 (58.3) 0.87
Appendectomy 3 (25) 2 (18.2) 0.69
Family history of IBD 2 (15.4) 3 (25) 0.54
Smoking 5 (38.5) 3 (25) 0.47
Anti TNF treatment 6 (50) 4 (33.3) 0.43
Passed surgery 4 (30.8) 6 (50) 0.32
Disease localization
 Ileal 5 (38) 4 (33.3) 0.61
 L2 0 (0) 2 (16.7) 0.61
 L3 6 (46) 6 (50) 0.61
 L4 2 (15.4) 0 (0) 0.61