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Table. 1.

Distribution of Subtypes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome as per Wheat Sensitivity

IBS subtypes Total
(N = 204)
Non-wheat-sensitive patients (n = 181) Wheat-sensitive patients
(n = 23)
IBS-D 82 (40) 72 (40) 10 (44)
IBS-C 61 (30) 52 (29) 9 (39)
IBS-M 61 (30) 57 (31) 4 (17)

IBS-D, -C and -M are subtypes diarrhea predominant-, constipation predominant-, and mixed irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Data are presented as n (%).

No significant difference in distribution between the three IBS subtypes. (P = 0.300).

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2021;27:596~601 https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm20086
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