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Table 3 PAC-QOL, SBM, and Bayes factor at baseline and week 4

From: Elobixibat alleviates chronic constipation in hemodialysis patients: a questionnaire-based study

 Baseline
Mean ± SD, median [IQR]
Week 4
Mean ± SD, median [IQR]
P valueBayes factor
PAC-QOL
 Global score1.83 ± 0.671.17 ± 0.56< 0.001< 0.001
1.93 [1.29, 2.36]1.14 [0.71, 1.57]
 Physical discomfort1.94 ± 0.790.97 ± 0.72< 0.001< 0.001
2.00 [1.25, 2.50]1.00 [0.50, 1.50]
 Psychosocial discomfort1.16 ± 0.930.63 ± 0.58< 0.0010.010
0.88 [0.25, 2.00]0.50 [0.00, 1.00]
 Worries and concerns1.84 ± 0.731.27 ± 0.59< 0.0010.001
2.00 [1.09, 2.45]1.18 [0.82, 1.91]
 Satisfaction2.79 ± 0.611.98 ± 0.77< 0.0010.002
2.80 [2.40, 3.40]2.00 [1.60, 2.60]
 Weekly SBM2.6 ± 1.24.1 ± 2.1< 0.001< 0.001
2 [2, 3]4 [2, 5]
 Bristol Stool Form Scale score1.9 ± 0.83.6 ± 0.7< 0.0010.007
2 [1, 2]4 [3, 4]
  1. PAC-QOL Patients Assessment of Constipation-Quality of Life, SBM spontaneous bowel movement