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Table 3 Factors for prediction of gastrointestinal ulcer in BD patients

From: New insight into the features of Behçet’s disease with gastrointestinal ulcer: a cross-sectional observational study

Variable BD patients without gastrointestinal ulcer BD patients with gatrointestinal ulcer Univariate analysis, P value Multivariate analysis, P value
Sex(F/M) 477:482 122:151 0.080  
Age at diagnosis 38.91 ± 13.53 39.33 ± 14.62 0.660  
Smoking history 87:872 28:245 0.312  
Archenteric symptoms 913:46 168:105 < 0.001 < 0.001
OR 0.070
Oral ulcer n (%) 949 (98.96) 269 (98.53) 0.377  
Genital ulcer (%) 659 (68.72) 179 (65.56) 0.181  
Skin lesion (%) 471 (49.11) 117 (42.85) 0.039 n.s
Ocular (%) 164 (17.10) 16 (5.86) < 0.001 0.011
OR 3.738
Hematological (MDS/+8) (%) 9 (0.94) 12 (4.40) < 0.001 n.s
Cardiac valvular lesions (%) 25 (2.61) 2 (0.73) 0.041 n.s
Venous thrombosis (%) 24 (2.50) 9 (3.30) 0.297  
Aneurysms (%) 32 (3.34) 7 (2.56) 0.338  
Fever (%) 9 (0.94) 32 (11.72) < 0.001 0.047
OR 0.115
ESR (mm/h) 12 (6 ~ 25) 19 (8 ~ 40) 0.001 n.s
CRP (mg/L) 6.5 (1.86 ~ 10) 9.7 (3.75 ~ 17.8) < 0.001 0.027
OR 0.994
Hemoglobin (g/L) 132.66 ± 17.44 127.69 ± 20.72 < 0.001 n.s
Leukocyte 9.47 ± 3.99 7.15 ± 3.20 0.280  
Neutrophil 59.05 ± 12.15 61.31 ± 14.91 0.006 n.s
Eosinophil 2.02 ± 1.72 1.73 ± 1.72 0.708  
Basophil 0.51 ± 0.46 0.61 ± 0.47 0.688  
Lymphocyte 30.24 ± 11.15 30.18 ± 12.85 0.715  
Monocyte 7.93 ± 2.88 8.20 ± 3.43 0.056  
Serum ferritin 144.67 ± 135.41 306.94 ± 198.77 0.002 n.s
Platelet 240.81 ± 82.84 240.81 ± 158.00 0.995  
BDCAF 2.86 ± 0.765 3.20 ± 1.07 < 0.001 0.010
OR 0.590
  1. MDS myelodysplastic syndrome
  2. P values with statistical significance are shown in bold in the table