Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Maintenance of Remission with Partial Enteral Nutrition Therapy in Pediatric Crohn’s Disease: A Retrospective Study

Table 1

Basic characteristics of the study population at the time of diagnosis.

CovariatePEN group
= 42
Control group
= 45
value

Age (yr), median 25–75%11.5 9.2–13.714.7 12.7–16.30.001
Sex, male, (%)30 (71)31 (69)0.82
Disease location at presentation, (%)
 L1 (distal ileum ± cecum)21 (50)28 (62)0.28
 L2 (colon)12 (28)20 (44)0.18
 L3 (ileocolon)13 (31)9 (20)0.32
 L4a (upper GI, proximal to ligament of Treitz)28 (67)29 (64)1.00
 L4b (upper GI, distal to ligament of Treitz)1 (2)5 (11)0.20
 Perianal disease4 (10)7 (16)1.00

yr, years. Calculated with Chi-square or Fisher’s exact test for categorical data and independent samples -test for continuous variables.