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Table 5 Occurrence of symptoms and symptoms during the test in patients with and without SIBO (multiple responses possible)

From: Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth mimicking acute flare as a pitfall in patients with Crohn's Disease

  All patients
(n = 150)
SIBO
(n = 38)
No SIBO
(n = 112)
    n % n % p
Symptoms during the test    19 50,0 21 18,8 0,0002
  n %/95% CI   %/95% CI   %/95% CI
Bloating 29 19.3%
13.8 – 26.4
17 44.7%
30.2 – 60.3
12 10.7%
6.2 – 17.8
Diarrhea 10 6.7%
3.7 – 11.8
6 15.8%
7.4 – 30.4
4 3.6%
1.4 – 8.8
Abdominal pains 9 6.0%
3.2 – 11.0
2 5.3%
1.5 – 17.3
7 6.3%
3.1 – 12.3
Nausea 2 1.3%
0.4 – 4.7
0 0.00%
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2 1.8%
0.5 – 6.3
Other 4 2.6%
1.0 – 6.7
2 5.3%
1.5 – 17.3
2 1.8%
0.5 – 6.3