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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of IBD patients (N = 199)

From: Associations between disease activity, social support and health-related quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases: the mediating role of psychological symptoms

Variablesn%
Gender
 male11457.3
 female8542.7
Age, years (mean = 35.3 SD = 10.6)
 18~2914.6
 25~7738.7
 35~4221.1
 45~5125.6
Ethnicity
 Han16180.9
 Others3819.1
Education
 Primary school or below178.5
 Junior high school4522.6
 Senior high school3015.1
 College or above10753.8
Marital status
 Unmarried4623.1
 Married13969.8
 Divorced or widowed147.0
Monthly income,
 ≤ ¥1999105.0
 ¥2000~9949.7
 ¥5000~6733.7
 ≥ ¥10,0002311.6
Place of residence
 City/County/Town10854.3
 Rural9145.7
Employment (study) status
 Continue work or study3718.6
 Sick leave/Unemployed8844.2
 Work/study and sick leave alternate7437.2
Physical exercise
 Inactivity2613.1
 < 4 times per month4120.6
 ≥ 1 times per week9447.2
 ≥ 1 times per day3819.1
Type of IBD
 UC8643.2
 CD11356.8
Disease course, years
 < 14623.1
 1~12261.3
 ≥ 63115.6
DAI
< 42814.1
 ≥ 417185.9
Depression
 Normal9045.2
 Mild4221.1
 Moderate5628.1
 Severe115.5
Anxiety
 Normal11356.8
 Mild2814.1
 Moderate5125.6
 Severe73.5
  1. Abbreviations: IBD Inflammatory bowel disease, DAI Disease activity indices, SD Standard deviation