Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility : eISSN 2093-0887 / pISSN 2093-0879

Table. 1.

Baseline Characteristics of the Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Characteristics Probiotic group (n = 25) Placebo group (n = 25) P-value
Age (yr) 37.9 ± 12.4 40.3 ± 11.2 0.492
Sex 0.156
Male 12 (48) 14 (56)
Female 13 (52) 11 (44)
BMI (kg/m2) 23 ± 3.3 22.9 ± 2.9 0.916
Smoker 2 (8) 4 (16) 0.416
Alcohol intake 6 (24) 9 (36) 0.359

BMI, body mass index.

Data are presented as mean ± SD or n (%).

J Neurogastroenterol Motil 2022;28:642~654 https://doi.org/10.5056/jnm21202
© J Neurogastroenterol Motil