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Table 1 Summary of IBD patients' clinical data

From: Inflammatory bowel disease activity assessed by fecal calprotectin and lactoferrin: correlation with laboratory parameters, clinical, endoscopic and histological indexes

Illness CD UC
Number of patients 38 40
Sex (male/female) 24/14 21/19
Median age (minimum-maximum) 37 (18-64) 46 (19-80)
Ethnicity (white, asian, mixed-race, black 32/0/5/1 33/1/3/3
Family history of IBD (yes/no) 4/34 6/34
Extent of disease   
Terminal ileum 12  
Ileum and colon 13  
Pancolitis 11 12
Rectal + sigmoid + descending colon   3
Rectal 2 25
Surgery intended (Yes/no) 4/34 3/37
Treatment   
Aminosalicylate 14 28
Immunosuppressant 16 11
Anti-TNF 8 1