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Table 3 Distress levels of any symptoms (0 = no to 100 = maximum distress)

From: Epidemiology of gastrointestinal symptoms in young and middle-aged Swiss adults: prevalences and comorbidities in a longitudinal population cohort over 28 years

Gastric N mean sd Intestinal n mean sd
subacute all 76 55.4 26.3 subacute all 57 50.9 28.1
subacute m 33 52.5 26.5 subacute m 20 46.0 26.4
subacute f 43 57.6 26.2 subacute f 37 53.5 28.9
p (m vs f)   0.399     0.330  
chronic all 54 67.9 24.0 chronic all 91 51.9 30.3
chronic m 17 69.3 23.9 chronic m 33 50.5 32.8
chronic f 37 67.3 24.3 chronic f 58 52.7 29.1
p (m vs f)   0.776     0.733  
  1. Legend: n = number in the sample, m = male, f = female, mean = arithmetic mean, sd = standard deviation, p = type I error that the distress of m and f are different (two-sided)