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Table.1 Demographic features of the study subjects

From: Comparison of sampling methods in assessing the microbiome from patients with ulcerative colitis

Characteristics Patients (N = 16) Controls (N = 15) P-value
Age (year) 52.13 ± 14.09 50.93 ± 14.11 0.816
Body weight (kg) 65.50 ± 9.79 65.07 ± 11.73 0.912
Height (centimeter) 166.63 ± 9.15 166.13 ± 8.46 0.878
BMI (kg/m2) 23.60 ± 3.10 23.52 ± 3.67 0.952
Hypertension 4 3 0.539
Alcohol 7 8 0.431
Current smoker 0 4 0.043*
Disease duration (year)
 < 5 6   
 5–10 5   
 > 10 5   
Disease activity
 Remission 12   
 Mildtomoderate 4   
 Severe 0   
Location
 E1 9   
 E2 4   
 E3 3   
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation or numbers
  2. *Statistically significant
  3. UC: ulcerative colitis; BMI: body mass index; E1, E2,E3: disease localization by Montreal classification