Table 3

Percentage of patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis that reported having had at least one surgery by time since diagnosis

Crohn's disease n (%)

Ulcerative Colitis n (%)


Years since diagnosis

0 – 2

6 (22%)

2 (8%)

3 – 5

76 (39%)

11 (9%)

6 – 10

170 (51%)

35 (17%)

11 – 20

398 (65%)

47 (14%)

21 – 30

350 (83%)

31 (19%)

>30

157 (84%)

16 (25%)


Hilsden et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2003 3:10   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-3-10

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