P621. Health care consumption and treatment of ulcerative colitis in Stockholm County
In a recently published study from Sweden the nationwide overall prevalence of IBD and ulcerative colitis was found to be 0.65%
Resultsrespectively. The aim of the present study was to further investigate the health care consumption and treatment of ulcerative colitis in the capital region of Stockholm.
Patients with a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis, ICD10 codes K51X, with any contact with the health care system between 1 July 2010 and 31 December 2012 were identified through a search in the Stockholm County Council data warehouse VAL (Vårdanalys-databasen; Stockholm regional health care data warehouse). Data regarding outpatient visits in primary and specialist care, hospitalisations, prescribed medication and medications given at hospital were retrieved from the data warehouse.