Skip to main content

Table 2 Subgroups of IBS students from middle schools in Longquanyi, Wenchuan, Qingchuan and Tongji

From: Health education program improves QOL in students with irritable bowel syndrome after the Wenchuan earthquake: a five-year multi-center study

Characteristics No-education group, n(%) Education group, n(%) Statistics P
Longquanyi District
 IBS-C 21(34.43) 15(24.59) 0.25*
 IBS-D 31(50.82) 34(55.74)
 IBS-M 7(11.48) 5(8.20)
 Unknown 2(3.28) 7(11.48)
Wenchuan County
 IBS-C 18(24.66) 21(29.17) 0.95 0.81
 IBS-D 42(57.53) 38(52.78)
 IBS-M 9(12.33) 7(9.72)
 Unknown 4(5.48) 6(8.33)
Qingchuan County
 IBS-C 22(28.57) 20(25.64) 2.20 0.53
 IBS-D 47(61.04) 41(52.56)
 IBS-M 5(6.49) 10(12.82)
 Unknown 3(3.90) 7(8.97)
Tongji Town
 IBS-C 18(26.87) 19(28.79) 0.84 0.84
 IBS-D 39(58.21) 34(51.52)
 IBS-M 6(8.96) 7(10.61)
 Unknown 4(5.97) 6(9.09)
  1. *fisher’s test, IBS-C: IBS with constipation, IBS-D: IBS with diarrhoea, IBS-M: IBS with mixed type, IBS-U: IBS with uncertainty