Background & aims: Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) require repeated health care encounters, although the focus of care differs when patients are seen in ambulatory, emergency department (ED), or inpatient settings. We examined contemporary trends and disparities in IBD-related health care visits.


Crohn's Disease, Epidemiology, Health Care Utilization, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Therapy, Ulcerative Colitis

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