
Control Subjects (N = 10) 
CD Medication Naïve (N=10) 
UC Medication Naïve (N=10) 
CD On Steroids (N=3) 
UC On Steroids (N=2) 
Age in years (mean ± SD) 
13.5 ± 3.9 
13.4 ± 4.5 
13.9 ± 4.3 
15 ± 2 
16 ± 0.0 
Gender M 
3 
5 
5 
2 
1 
F 
7 
5 
5 
1 
1 
Height Z score (mean ± SD) 
0.4 ± 0.6 
0.2 ± 1.5 
0.4 ± 1.2 
0.5 ± 1.0 
0.7 ± 1.8 
BMI Z score (mean ±SD ) 
1.0 ± 0.9 
0.4 ± 1.3 
0.6 ± 0.7 * 
1.1 ± 2.3 
0.2 ± 0.7 
Activity index score 
N/A 
37 ± 16 ‡ 
45 ± 17.3 ₠ 
41 ± 1.4 ‡ 
82.5 ± 2.5 ï # 
TI disease (%) 
N/A 
8 (80%) 
0 (0%) 
3 (100%) 
0 (0%) 
SC disease (%) 
N/A 
5 (50%) 
3 (30%) 
1 (33%) 
2 (100%) 
N: Number; M: Male; F: Female; SD: Standard Deviation; BMI: Body Mass Index; CD: Crohns Disease; UC: Ulcerative Colitis; TI: Terminal Ileum; SC: Sigmoid Colon
*P value <0.05 when compared to control subjects
ï P value <0.05 when compared to all other groups
‡ Pediatric Crohns Disease Activity Index (PCDAI)
# Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis Activity Index (PUCAI) 