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Table 2 Prevalence of functional dyspepsia subtypes among HCV patients and controls

From: The prevalence of functional dyspepsia using Rome III questionnaire among chronic hepatitis C patients

Parameter HCV positive patients Normal controls
n = 166 n = 43
Patients with PDS 153 (86.1 %) 28 (65.1 %)
Patients with EPS 13 (13.9 %) 15 (34.9 %)
P value <0.005** <0.03**
  1. HCV Hepatitis C virus; PDS Post prandial distress syndrome; EPS Epigastric pain syndrome
  2. **Statistically significant