Table 3

Crude and adjusted ORs and 95% CIs for education status and household income relation to mucosal healing in the younger group

VariablePrevalence (%)Crude OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR (95% CI)
<51 years old (n=164)
MH (MES 0–1)
Education
 Low (≤12 years)44/67 (65.7)1.001.00
 Moderate (12–16 years)27/45 (60.0)0.78 (0.36 to 1.72)0.98 (0.38 to 2.44)
 High (≥16 years)30/52 (57.7)0.71 (0.34 to 1.51)0.79 (0.34 to 1.87)
P for trend0.54
Household income, Japanese yen/year
 Low (≤2 999 999)15/24 (62.5)1.001.00
 Moderate (3 000 000–5 999 999)51/78 (65.4)1.13 (0.43 to 2.90)1.25 (0.40 to 3.76)
 High (≥6 000 000)35/62 (56.5)0.78 (0.29 to 2.02)1.03 (0.32 to 3.19)
P for trend0.89
Complete MH (MES 0)
Education
 Low (≤12 years)15/67 (22.4)1.001.00
 Moderate (12–16 years)10/45 (22.2)0.99 (0.39 to 2.44)1.13 (0.40 to 3.11)
 High (≥16 years)11/52 (21.2)0.93 (0.38 to 2.23)0.97 (0.37 to 2.45)
P for trend0.90
Household income, Japanese yen/year
 Low (≤2 999 999)7/24 (29.2)1.001.00
 Moderate (3 000 000–5 999 999)20/78 (25.6)0.84 (0.31 to 2.43)0.82 (0.27 to 2.59)
 High (≥6 000 000)9/62 (14.5)0.41 (0.13 to 1.31)0.43 (0.13 to 1.48)
P for trend0.12
  • Adjusted for age, sex, use of prednisolone, current alcohol intake, current smoking, BMI, duration of disease, disease extent (pancolitis/non-pancolitis), education and household income.

  • BMI, body mass index; MES, Mayo endoscopic subscore; MH, mucosal healing.