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Table 1 Admission via the emergency room, length of hospital stay selected for inclusion and number of hospital stays in 2015 with a principal diagnosis of IBS by age and IBS code

From: Healthcare use by 30,000 patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in France: a 5-year retrospective and one-year prospective national observational study

Age (years) 18–39 40–59 60–74 75 or older Total
Admission via emergency room (%)
 k58.0 37.8 29.3 27.0 52.2 33.9
 k58.9 42.0 25.6 22.3 37.8 28.5
 k58.0 or k58.9 39.7 26.8 23.7 43.9 30.5
Length of hospital stay
 K58.0 (mean SD) 1.21 (±1.01) 1.32 (±1.39) 1.70 (±2.20) 4.59 (±6.15) 1.68 (±2.58)
 k58.9 (mean SD) 1.19 (±0.82) 1.16 (±0.85) 1.28 (±1.18) 2.44 (±3.91) 1.30 (±1.47)
 K58.0 or K58.9 (mean SD) 1.20 (±0.92) 1.21 (±1.06) 1.40 (±1.56) 3.36 (±5.10) 1.44 (±1.97)
Hospital stays
 K58.0 (mean SD) 1.04 (±0.20) 1.04 (±0.20) 1.02 (±0.15) 1.01 (±0.12) 1.03 (±0.19)
 k58.9 (mean SD) 1.05 (±0.21) 1.03 (±0.17) 1.01 (±0.13) 1.01 (±0.09) 1.03 (±0.16)
 K58.0 or K58.9 (mean SD) 1.04 (±0.21) 1.03 (±0.19) 1.02 (±0.14) 1.01 (±0.11) 1.03 (±0.18)
  1. K58.0 Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea, K58.9 Irritable bowel syndrome without diarrhoea