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Table 4 PAC-QOL, SBM, and Bayes factor at baseline and at week 4 in patients taking 1 laxative (N = 13)

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 score1.68 ± 0.631.13 ± 0.420.0020.007
1.64 [1.14, 2.31]1.00 [0.77, 1.34]
 Physical discomfort1.79 ± 0.660.92 ± 0.530.0040.026
1.75 [1.00, 2.38]0.75 [0.50, 1.13]
 Psychosocial discomfort0.94 ± 0.880.48 ± 0.470.0170.285
0.75 [0.19, 1.57]0.25 [0.07, 0.88]
 Worries and concerns1.73 ± 0.741.24 ± 0.520.0230.219
2.00 [1.05, 2.32]1.09 [0.82, 1.64]
 Satisfaction2.66 ± 0.542.09 ± 0.540.0090.085
2.40 [2.30, 3.10]1.80 [1.60, 2.50]
 Weekly SBM2.6 ± 1.24.1 ± 2.10.0050.071
2 [2, 3]4 [2, 5]
 Bristol Stool Form Scale score1.9 ± 0.93.6 ± 0.60.0040.010
2 [1, 3]4 [3, 4]