Skip to main content

Table 2 Correlation analysis between SIBO and GI symptoms

From: Short-course Rifaximin therapy efficacy and lactulose hydrogen breath test in Chinese patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome

  SIBO
ρ P value
Abdominal discomfort 0.081 0.483
Abdominal distension 0.083 0.468
Abdominal pain 0.231 0.052
Defecatory urgency 0.013 0.909
Diarrhea 0.064 0.578
Incomplete evacuation 0.199 0.081
  1. Note: ρ, Spearman rank correlation coefficient; SIBO, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth;
  2. GI symptoms, gastrointestinal symptoms