Table 1

Clinical details of the patients included in our study

UCCDTotal
*Some patients received more than one drug.
CD, Crohn’s disease; UC, ulcerative colitis.
Number8684170
Male553994
Female314576
Active392867
Inactive4756103
Mean disease duration (years)7.78.58.1
Disease localisation
    Proctitis (UC)/ileum (CD)1121
    Left sided colitis (UC)/colon (CD)4827
    Total colitis (UC)/ileum+colon (CD)2736
Disease type (CD)
    Stenoting28
    Fistulising17
    Inflammatory39
Current treatment*
    Salazopyrine6410
    5-Aminosalicylic acid6249111
    Oral steroids192039
    Topical steroids13518
    Azathioprine71825
    Methotrexate044
    Infliximab11112
    Metronidazole01818
    None7613