Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants

From: A survey of people with inflammatory bowel disease to investigate their views of food and nutritional issues

Characteristics n (%) Crohns Disease Ulcerative Colitis Total IBD
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Gender
 Female 54 (60) 39 (59) 93 (59)
 Male 36 (40) 27 (41) 63 (40)
Age
 18–40 years 41 (45) 26 (39) 67 (43)
 41–65 years 38 (42) 24 (36) 62 (39)
 >65 years 11 (12) 16 (24) 27 (17)
Ethnicity
 White 78 (86) 50 (75) 128 (81.5)
 Asian 11 (12) 10 (15) 21 (13)
 Black 0 (0) 4 (6) 4 (2.5)
 Other 1 (<1) 2 (3) 3 (2)
BMI (Mean) 26.6 (SD 6.86) 26.8 (SD 6.87) 26.7 (6.84)
BMI
 <20 kg/m2 4(5) 8 (14) 12 (9)
 20–25 kg/m2 45 (55) 23 (39) 68 (48)
 >25 kg/m2 33 (40) 28 (34) 61 (43)
Time since diagnosed
 <5 years 33 (36) 21 (32) 54 (34)
 5–10 years 22 (24) 18 (27) 40 (25)
 >10 years 36 (40) 26 (39) 62 (39)
 Missing 0 (0) 1 (<1) 1 (<1)
  1. Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; IBD, inflammatory bowel disease.