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Table 4 Association between the length of diagnostic delay and presence of complications and co-morbidities in 136 children with inflammatory bowel disease

From: Impact of diagnostic delay to the clinical presentation and associated factors in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: a retrospective study

  % OR 95% CI
Total
 < 6.0 months 16.2 1  
 ≥ 6.0 months 30.6 2.28 1.015.19
 ≥ 12.0 months 37.0 2.47 0.99–6.15
Perianal disease    
 < 6.0 months 8.1 1  
 ≥ 6.0 months 24.2 1.93 0.65–5.75
 ≥ 12.0 months 18.5 2.25 0.70–7.24
Abscesses, fistulas, strictures, surgery
 < 6.0 months 2.7 1  
 ≥ 6.0 months 8.1 3.16 0.59–16.90
 ≥ 12.0 months 11.1 3.28 0.69–15.60
Co-morbidity1
 < 6.0 months 5.4 1  
 ≥ 6.0 months 12.9 2.59 0.74–9.06
 ≥ 12.0 months 11.1 1.35 0.35–5.52
  1. Bolded values are statistically significant
  2. 1Autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, uveitis, pancreatitis, venous thromboembolism, ankylosing spondylitis, peripheral arthritis, pyoderma gangrenosum, gastrointestinal malignancy. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval