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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the two study groups

From: Absence of change in the gray matter volume of patients with ulcerative colitis in remission: a voxel based morphometry study

  UC patients N = 18 Controls N = 18 P
Socio-demographics
Age (years) 39.06 (±9.64) 36.89 (±11.01) 0.54
Sex (male/female) 10/8 10/8 1
Education (years) 12.56 (±2.17) 14.28 (±4.39) 0.15
Clinical characteristics    
Duration of illness (years) 10.33 (6.59)   
Duration of remission (years) 3.94 (4.65)   
Age at diagnosis 28.89 (9.73)   
Location Proctitis/Distal Colitis 11   
  Left-sided Colitis 7   
  Extensive Colitis 0   
Extraintestinal manifestations None 18   
Previous surgery Previously treated 0   
  Never treated 18   
Use of biologics Previously treated 0   
  Never treated 18   
  1. Values denote mean (±Standard Deviation) or numbers of subjects.