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Table 1 Demographic data

From: Development of an educational intervention for patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – a pilot study

Variable n = 12
Gender: Male/Female (n) 3/9
Age years (mean ± SD) 37 (± 11)
Symptom duration years (mean ± SD) 15 (± 13)
IBS subtype (n (%))  
   IBS-D 2 (17)
   IBS-C 4 (33)
   IBS-A 6 (50)
Marital status: Cohabiting/Single 9/3
  1. IBS subtype D = Diarrhoea, C = Constipation, A = Alternating.