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Table. 4.

Median Values for Subjects in the 2 Protocols With Normosensitivity Versus Hypersensitivity, and Gastrointestinal Symptoms (Gastrointestinal Symptom Rating Scale Scores) and Anxiety and Depression (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale Scores)

Variable Protocol 1 Hypersensitivity Protocol 1 Normosensitivity P-value
Overall GI symptoms 3 (2-4) 3 (2-3) 0.001a
Pain 4 (3-4) 3 (2-4) 0.001a
Bloating 4 (3-5) 3 (3-4) 0.010a
Diarrhea 3 (2-4) 3 (1-4) 0.020a
Constipation 3 (2-4) 2 (2-4) 0.123
Satiety 2 (1-3) 1 (1-2) 0.014a
Anxiety 8 (5-12) 6 (4-10) < 0.001a
Depression 5 (2-8) 4 (2-7) 0.192
Variable Protocol 1 Hypersensitivity Protocol 1 Normosensitivity P-value
Variable Protocol 2 Hypersensitivity Protocol 2 Normosensitivity P-value
Overall GI symptoms 3 (3-4) 3 (3-4) 0.293
Pain 4 (4-6) 4 (3-5) 0.032a
Bloating 5 (4-6) 4 (3-5) 0.255
Diarrhea 4 (3-5) 3 (2-4) 0.054
Constipation 2 (1-4) 3 (1-4) 0.412
Satiety 2 (1-4) 2 (1-4) 0.483
Anxiety 10 (7-11) 8 (4-11) 0.011a
Depression 5 (2-9) 5 (2-7) 0.338

aIndicates a P-value ≤ 0.05.

Data are presented as median (interquartile range: 25th, 75th).

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