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Table 1 Providing demographic details of participants

From: Experiences of healing therapy in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease

Participant Age Time with condition Employment status*
Participant/gender/condition Age (mean) Length of time with condition (yrs) Length of time with diagnosis (yrs)  
P1 M IBS 39 10 1.5 NW
P2 F IBS 18 1.1 0.5 PT
P3 F IBS 45 2.5 0 NW
P4 M UC 77 30 30 R
P5 F UC 71 13 13 R
P6 F IBS 43 15 15 NW
P7 F IBS 57 5 5 NW
P8 F IBS 45 20 12 NW
P9 F UC 22 1 0.3 NW
P10 M UC 28 13 13 PT
P11 F IBS 54 5 5 NW
P12 F UC 26 4 4 NW
P13 F IBS 67 2 0.25 R
P14 F CD 39 14 4 NW
P15 F IBS 51 1.5 1.5 FT
P16 M UC 67 30 30 R
P17 F CD 48 7 7 PT
P18 M IBS 53 0.5 0.1 FT
P19 F CD 48 25 25 PT
P20 F IBS 56 10 10 PR
P21 F IBS 69 15 2 R
P22 M IBS 22 5 5 PT
Mean 47.5 10.4 8.4  
(SD) (17.0) (9.1) (9.4)  
  1. Note: *FT = full time, PT = part time, R = retired, NW = not working.
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