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Table 2 Comparison of characteristics of patients with microscopic colitis and controls undergoing screening colonoscopy

From: Cancer risk in microscopic colitis: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristic Microscopic colitis
(n = 221)
Controls
(n = 306)
p-value
Mean age (in years) (SD) 65.7 (15.4) 61.0 (9.9) <  0.001
Gender    <  0.001
 Female 77% 50%  
 Male 23% 50%  
Mean Body mass index (in kg/m2) (SD) 26.0 (5.2) 29.0 (5.9) <  0.001
Ever smoking 45% 31% 0.001