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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis for factors associated with clinical response to cholestyramine

From: Prevalence of biliary acid malabsorption in patients with chronic diarrhoea of functional characteristics: a prospective study

Variable OR (CI 95%) p value
Age, years 0.96 (0.87–1.06) 0.426
BMI 0.99 (0.85–1.15) 0.904
Sex, male 2.33 (0.29–18.96) 0.428
Symptoms duration before SeHCAT 1.05 (0.97–1.13) 0.225
Abdominal pain
Number of stools 0.97 (0.70–1.35) 0.870
Faecal urgency 1.75 (0.17–17.69) 0.635
SeHCAT retention % 1.04 (0.77–1.40) 0.815
Dose of cholestiramine, grams 0.73 (0.37–1.469) 0.383
  1. OR: odds ratio; CI: Confidence interval; BMI: Body mass index. Faecal urgency: is defined as the sudden need to rush to empty one's bowels