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Table 1 Demographic and clinical profile of the sample (n = 1014)

From: Psychological reaction to Covid-19 of Italian patients with IBD

  n %
Sex
Male 476 46.9
Female 538 53.1
Age
18–25 52 5.1
26–35 131 12.9
36–45 225 22.2
46–55 279 27.5
56–65 232 22.9
> 66 95 9.4
Education
No qualifications 2 0.2
Elementary 5 0.5
Junior high 141 13.9
Senior high 513 50.6
College or university 301 29.7
Master/PhD 52 5.1
Urban center size
Up to 5000 inhabitants 158 15.6
5/10,000 inhabitants 149 14.7
10/30,000 inhabitants 217 21.4
30/100,000 inhabitants 173 17.1
100/500,000 inhabitants 135 13.3
More than 500,000 inhabitants 121 11.9
Missing 61 6.0
Geographic area
North-West 295 29.1
North-East 360 35.1
Center 163 16.1
South and Islands 196 19.8
Marital status
Unmarried 268 26.4
Married/cohabitant 660 65.1
Divorced 72 7.1
Widower/widow 14 1.4
Children
Yes 575 56.7
No 439 43.3
Net monthly income
Up to 600 euro 17 1.7
601–900 euro 27 2.7
901–1200 euro 57 5.6
1201–1500 euro 118 11.6
1501–1800 euro 96 9.5
1801–2500 euro 177 17.5
2501–3500 euro 190 18.7
3501–4500 euro 59 5.8
More than 4500 euro 37 3.6
Missing 236 23.3
Chronic bowel disease
Crohn’s disease 508 50.1
Ulcerative colitis 490 48.3
Unclassified IBD 16 1.6
Age at diagnosed
< 10 8 0.8
10–19 155 15.3
20–29 334 32.9
30–39 251 24.8
40–49 165 16.3
50–59 78 7.7
> 59 23 2.3