Template:Risk factors in CD vs. UC

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Risk factors
Crohn's disease Ulcerative colitis
Smoking Higher risk for smokers Lower risk for smokers[1]
Age Usual onset between
15 and 30 years[2]
Peak incidence between
15 and 25 years
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The tables in this series compare Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, the main types of inflammatory bowel disease, and are used in both articles.

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  1. ^ Kornbluth A, Sachar DB (July 2004). "Ulcerative colitis practice guidelines in adults (update): American College of Gastroenterology, Practice Parameters Committee" (PDF). American Journal of Gastroenterology. 99 (7): 1371–85. doi:10.1111/j.1572-0241.2004.40036.x. PMID 15233681. Archived (PDF) from the original on April 6, 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-07.
  2. ^ Crohn's Disease Overview