Table 1: Demographic data and ultrasonographic indices in different clinical stages of ulcerative colitis, median (interquartile range).

VariableInactive phase
( 𝑛 = 1 3 )
Mild
( 𝑛 = 1 2 )
Moderate
( 𝑛 = 1 3 )
Severe
( 𝑛 = 1 2 )
𝑃 value

Age (year)23 (8)34.5 (21.5)27 (4.8)29 (8.5)0.06
Gender (male : female)7 : 66 : 65 : 85 : 70.85
PI (most involved site)1.4 (0.4)1.3 (0.5)1.1 (0.6)0.002
RI (most involved site)0.7 (0.1)0.7 (0.1)0.6 (0.1)0.05
Wall thickness (most involved site) (mm)4.4 (1.8)4.2 (0.8)4.6 (1.9)4.7 (1.1)0.23
Number of color signal (most involved site)0 (0)1.5 (1.8)2 (0.3)3 (0)0.0001
Wall thickness (middle part of descending colon) (mm)3.3 (1.6)3.7 (1.6)4.1 (2.3)3.5 (1.8)0.64
Number of color signal (middle part of descending colon)0 (0)0 (0.8)0 (0.3)0 (1.8)0.05
Wall thickness (distal part of descending colon) (mm)3.7 (1.7)3.7 (1.2)4.4 (2.2)4.1 (1.5)0.53
Number of color signal (distal part of descending colon)0 (0)0 (0.8)1 (2)1 (2.5)0.0001
Wall thickness (sigmoid) (mm)4 (2)4.2 (0.8)4.6 (1.9)4.7 (1.1)0.13
Number of color signal (sigmoid)0 (0)1.5 (1)2 (0.3)3 (0.8)0.0001