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Table 1 Patient demographics and clinical characteristics

From: Incorporating patient experience into drug development for ulcerative colitis: development of the Urgency Numeric Rating Scale, a patient-reported outcome measure to assess bowel urgency in adults

Variables Concept elicitation (N = 21) Cognitive interviews (N = 16) 2-week diary study (N = 41)
Age
 Mean (SD) 44.9 (15.10) 37.9 (11.6) 44.2 (14.64)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 10 (47.6) 8 (50.0) 20 (48.8)
 Female 11 (52.4) 8 (50.0) 21 (51.2)
Race, n (%)
 White 14 (66.7) 9 (56.2) 23 (56.1)
 Black/African American 6 (28.6) 5 (31.3) 14 (34.2)
 Other 1 (4.7) 2 (12.5) 4 (9.7)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Hispanic/Latino 2 (9.5) 3 (18.8) 4 (9.8)
 Not Hispanic/Latino 19 (90.5) 13 (81.2) 37 (90.2)
Education, n (%)
 Did not complete high school 0 1 (6.2) 1 (2.4)
 High school diploma 5 (23.8) 1 (6.2) 8 (19.5)
 Some college or certification program 4 (19.1) 5 (31.3) 10 (24.4)
 College degree 7 (33.3) 4 (25.0) 14 (34.2)
 Graduate degree 5 (23.8) 4 (25.0) 6 (14.6)
 Other 0 1 (6.3) 2 (4.9)
Employment, n (%)
 Employed full-time (≥ 40 h per week) 15 (71.4) 11 (68.8) 28 (68.3)
 Employed part-time (< 40 h per week) 2 (9.5) 4 (25.0) 4 (9.8)
 Homemaker 1 (4.7) 0 1 (2.4)
 Retired 2 (9.5) 1 (6.2) 6 (14.6)
 Unemployed 1 (4.7) 0 1 (2.4)
 Other 0 0 1 (2.4)
Years since UC diagnosis
 Mean (SD) 9.3 (16.10) 5.3 (5.95) 6.0 (8.16)
 Median 4.1 3.6 4.1
 Min/Max 0.3, 64.1 0.3, 24.6 0.3, 45.6
Hospitalization in past 6 months, n (%) 3 (14.3) 2 (12.5) 3 (7.3)
Clinician reported UC severity, n (%)
 Mild 5 (23.8) 3 (18.8) 12 (29.3)
 Moderate 8 (38.1) 3 (18.8) 10 (24.4)
 Severe 8 (38.1) 10 (87.5) 19 (46.3)
UC flare in past 2 weeks, n (%) (patient-reported) 10 (47.6) 5 (31.3) 12 (29.3)
  1. N/A not applicable, N total sample size, n sample size from the total group, SD standard deviation