Table 2

Individual scores of the IBDQ domains
Patients in remission (n = 42) Patients in relapse (n = 6)
Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) p-value*
IBDQ Bowel (10 questions) 62 (60–64) 41 (29–54) <0.0001
IBDQ Systemic (5 questions) 28 (26–30) 23 (15–30) ns
IBDQ Emotional (12 questions) 72 (70–75) 49 (35–64) <0.0001
IBDQ Social (5 questions) 34 (33–35) 27 (18–35) 0.0004

Abbreviations: IBDQ McMaster inflammatory bowel disease questionnaire, CI confidence interval. *Mann–Whitney nonparametric test. Statistical significance was considered at p < 0.05. ns, not significant.

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