Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of subgroups of Crohn’s disease patients with and without dyspepsia
Crohn’s disease without dyspepsia (n=11) Crohn’s disease with dyspepsia (n=15) P
Age in years (mean ± s.e.m) 41.7 ± 3.5 44.1 ± 3.1 0.60
Weigh in Kg (mean ± s.e.m) 67.0 ± 4.2 60.5 ± 2.8 0.27
Gender (number of women and %) 5 (45.5%) 9 (60.0%) 0.36
Age at presentation (number < 40 years and %) 10 (91%) 9 (60.0%) 0.09
Patients with Colitis (number and %) 8 (72.7%) 9 (60.0%) 0.40
Patients with obstructive behavior (number and %) 8 (72.7%) 7 (46.7%) 0.17
Patients with previous abdominal surgery (number and %) 5 (45,5%) 5 (33.4%) 0.41
Patients with Helicobacter pylori (number and %) 6 (54.5%) 5 (33.4%) 0.22
5-ASA (number and %) 5 (45.5%) 11 (73.4%) 0.15
Azathioprine / 6-MP (number and %) 9 (81.8%) 6 (40.0%) 0.04*
CDAI scores (mean ± s.e.m) 36.6 ± 6.1 54.5 ± 9.7 0.25

Nóbrega et al.

Nóbrega et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:175   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-175

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