TABLE 1

Clinical Characteristics and Laboratory Values of the 130 Patients

CharacteristicaValueb
All Patients (N = 130)CD (N = 94 [72.3%])UC (N = 36 [27.7%])CD vs UC Pc
Age, y
    Mean ± SD15 ± 315 ± 314 ± 4
    Range8 to 238 to 238 to 22.69
Gender
    Male67 (51.5)51 (54.3)16 (44.4)
    Female63 (48.5)43 (45.7)20 (55.6).32
Ethnicity
    White120 (92.3)88 (93.6)32 (88.9)
    Black6 (4.6)3 (3.2)3 (8.3)
    Hispanic3 (2.3)3 (3.2)0
    Other1 (0.8)01 (2.8).36d
zHt (N = 125)(N = 90)(N = 35)
    Mean ± SD−0.50 ± 1.00−0.69 ± 1.03−0.01 ± 0.76
    Range−3.36 to 2.13−3.36 to 1.85−1.32 to 2.13.001
zWt (N = 129)(N = 93)(N = 36)
    Mean ± SD−0.12 ± 1.25−0.33 ± 1.300.42 ± 0.95
    Range−4.22 to 2.47−4.22 to 2.33−2.44 to 2.47.002
zBMI (N = 125)(N = 90)(N = 35)
    Mean ± SD0.13 ± 0.19−0.01 ± 1.240.50 ± 0.96
    Range−4.86 to 2.44−4.86 to 2.44−2.40 to 2.27.03
zLSBMD
    Mean ± SD−1.2 ± 1.1−1.3 ± 1.2−1.0 ± 1.0
    Range−4.7 to 2.5−4.7 to 2.5−2.7 to 1.4.10
Disease duration, mo (N = 129)(N = 94)(N = 35)
    Mean ± SD30 ± 3330 ± 3232 ± 37
    Range0 to 1570 to 1470 to 157.72
Lifetime steroids, mg (N = 129)(N = 93)(N = 36)
    Mean ± SD4063 ± 54073561 ± 39855361 ± 7923
    Range0 to 38 3250 to 22 3290 to 38 325.09
Intestinal resection (N = 129)13 (10.2)(N = 94) 8 (8.5)(N = 34) 5 (14.7).30
Albumin
    Mean ± SD3.9 ± 0.63.8 ± 0.64.1 ± 0.4
    Range1.7 to 5.01.7 to 5.03.0 to 4.9.02
Hematocrit
    Mean ± SD37.6 ± 3.837.3 ± 3.938.2 ± 3.5
    Range28.0 to 51.028.0 to 51.030.8 to 46.8.24
ESR (N= 128)(N = 92)(N = 36)
    Mean ± SD20 ± 1723 ± 1912 ± 10
    Range1 to 931 to 932 to 54.001
  • a Where applicable, when N not specified, assume 130.

  • b Data are given as n (%) unless otherwise indicated.

  • c Pearson χ2 test for dichotomous variables, 2-sample t test with equal variances assumed for continuous variables.

  • d P value based on comparison between white and all nonwhite subjects.