Table 1

Demographic characteristics of participants (n=18)

Type of IBD
 Ulcerative colitis12
 Crohn’s disease6
Age (years)
 30–394
 40–495
 50–595
 60–691
 70–793
Sex
 Female12
 Male6
Ethnicity
 NZ European/Pākehā18
Travel distance between participants’ rural residence and Dunedin Hospital
 <150 km0
 150–200 km7
 >200 km11
  • IBD, inflammatory bowel disease; NZ, New Zealand.