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Date:10/8/2010

through an opt-in database of U.S. consumers who requested health information based on their condition profile; people within this list were randomized to be included as part of the telephone survey group. Only those who had UC were eligible to complete the survey. Data was adjusted based on age and gender from a similar study conducted in 2005.

One-hundred physician survey respondents were identified through an opt-in panel of U.S. physicians. To qualify for the online study, physicians were required to be gastroenterologists, post-residency between 2 and 30 years, see at least 10 UC patients a month, write at least five UC prescriptions and at least one biologic prescription a month, and not reside in Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Minnesota or Washington, DC.

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