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Table 4 Comparison of the activated regions of interest (ROIs) between patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and healthy control participants at different degrees of rectal balloon distention

From: Magnetic resonance imaging analysis of brain function in patients with irritable bowel syndrome

  Stimulus 40 ml VS 80 ml 40 ml VS 120 ml 80 ml VS 120 ml
IBS P value 0.377 0.039 0.002
95%CI −0.192–0.498 −0.614–0.016 −0.752–0.185
Controls P value 0.684 0.876 0.549
95%CI −0.223–0.149 −0.215–0.250 −0.132–0.240
  1. VS versus, P values < 0.05 indicate statistically significant differences