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Table. 3.

Spearman Rank Correlations Between Symptom Severity Measures and the Rectal Pressure Threshold for Pain in Both Protocols

Variable Protocol 1
(Isobaric phasic protocol)
n = 369
P-value Protocol 2
(Ramp inflation/random phasic distensions)
n = 153
P-value
HAD anxiety –0.234 < 0.001a –0.203 0.014a
HAD depression –0.110 0.037a –0.030 0.723
GSRS pain –0.313 < 0.001a –0.234 0.005a
GSRS bloating –0.228 0.001a –0.199 0.016a
GSRS constipation –0.123 0.067 –0.061 0.465
GSRS diarrhea –0.210 0.002a –0.140 0.091
GSRS satiety –0.215 0.003a –0.028 0.740
GSRS overall score –0.290 < 0.001a –0.208 0.012a

aIndicates a P-value ≤ 0.05.

HAD, hospital anxiety and depression scale; GSRS, gastrointestinal symptom rating scale.

Data are presented as spearman rank correlation coefficient and P-value.

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