Table 5

Possible variables for remission after the Great East Japan Earthquake

ORp Value95% CI
IBD type
 Ulcerative colitis5460.810.580.39 to 1.72
 Crohn's disease3571
Gender
 Male5220.840.620.41 to 1.72
 Female3811
Age*
 More than 40 years4230.890.760.41 to 1.88
 40 years or less4791
Disease duration
 More than 10 years3500.630.250.27 to 1.37
 10 or less5531
Extra-intestinal complications
 Positive940.800.710.19 to 2.33
 None8091
Smoking status*
 Current smokers1400.700.520.20 to 1.90
 Others7611
Damage to houses*
 Total or half loss1321.070.900.33 to 2.86
 Others7631
Temporary homelessness*
 1 week or more620.820.810.12 to 3.40
 Others8341
Death of family members or friends*
 Yes1750.580.280.18 to 1.51
 None7191
Complete loss of job*
 Yes512.230.280.47 to 7.87
 None8481
Anxiety about family finances*
 Yes3121.060.890.47 to 2.26
 None5871
Changes in daily dietary intake*
 Yes2691.260.550.58 to 2.62
 None6261
Discontinuation of medications
 1 week or more690.360.260.02 to 1.80
 None8341
  • *Information on several patients about age, smoking status, damage to houses, temporary homelessness, death of family members or friends, complete loss of job, anxiety about family finances, and changes in daily dietary intake was not available.

  • IBD, inflammatory bowel disease.