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Table. 3.

Correlation Between the Improvement of the Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction Score and Baseline Characteristics

Baseline characteristics Improvement of NBD score in absolute value Improvement of NBD score by shifting into a lower category
EDSS P = 0.278 P = 0.250
EDSS form P = 0.682 P = 0.561
Age P = 0.974 P = 0.444
Gender P = 0.467 P = 0.999
BMI P = 0.628 P = 0.711
Fecal incontinence P = 0.311 P = 0.653
Constipation P = 0.555 P = 0.999
Stress urinary incontinence P = 0.999 P = 0.191
Detrusor overactivity P = 0.294 P = 0.862
Vesico-sphincteric dyssynergia P = 0.056 P = 0.272
Urinary leakage P = 0.410 P = 0.999
Laxative P = 0.999 P = 0.653
Rectal suppository P = 0.199 P = 0.999
Digital extraction P = 0.999 P = 0.999
NBD score pre-TAI P = 0.873 P = 0.335
USP score pre-TAI P = 0.524 P = 0.622

NDB, neurogenic bowel dysfunction; EDSS, Expanded Disability Status Scale; BMI, body mass index; TAI, transanal irrigation; USP, Urinary Symptom Profile.

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2022;28:320~326 https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm19040
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