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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of IBD patients

From: Drug utilization and cost associated with inflammatory bowel disease management in Saudi Arabia

CharacteristicCD (N = 258)UC (N = 249)Total (N = 507)
Age, years33.99 ± 13.1837.97 ± 15.2535.96 ± 7.09
Gender
 Male, n (%)133 (54.51)111 (45.49)244 (48.13)
 Female, n (%)125 (47.53)138 (52.47)263 (51.87)
Comorbidity, n (%)
 0225 (87.21)195 (78.31)420 (82.84)
 1–229 (11.24)46 (18.47)75 (14.79)
 ≥ 34 (1.55)8 (3.21)12 (2.37)
Medication, n (%)
 1–3107 (41.47)81 (32.53)188 (37.08)
 4–6101 (39.15)103 (41.37)204 (40.24)
 ≥ 750 (19.38)65 (26.10)115 (22.68)
  1. CD Crohn’s disease, UC ulcerative colitis