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Table 3 Patients demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Does sequential balloon expulsion test improve the screening of defecation disorders?

Characteristics DD group NoDD group p
Age (years) 60 51 0.009
Gender (fem/male) 30/5 51/4 0.28
Total Renzi score 11 11 0.452
ARM rest pressure (mmHg) 62 63 0.792
ARM sustained pressure (mmHg) 101 105 0.805
ARM minimal sensitivity (ml) 97 96 0.991
ARM sustained sensitivity (ml) 203 192 0.668
ARM maximal sensitivity (ml) 242 221 0.302
Presence of anal defects 3 2  
Presence of structural abnormalities 18 12  
  1. ARM anorectal manometry